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HCTF's XMAS Songs Extravagnza

Posted on the 16 December 2011 by Hctf @hctf

Billy Bob Thornton as Bad Santa

It is the season to be jolly, bur for serious music lovers, Christmas is Hell on Earth, with muzak dripping out of cheap speakers everywhere you go. Don't panic, there is some good stuff (old and new) too.

How about some funk? Christmas Past is a track from Holidelic, an album written by NYC citizen Everett Bradley. Christmas Past was co-written by Don Rosler an dfeaures a nifty harp solo by William Galison:

» holidelic.com

Progressive guitar maestro Matt Stevens gives the kiss of life to Silent Night:

» mattstevens.bandcamp.com

Singer-songwriter Anna Vogelzang folkifies Phil Spector's Wall of Sound, with her rendition of Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).

» theanna.bandcamp.com

As per usual there is some controversy. A Michigan teacher can't handle the word "gay" in the Welsh traditional Deck The Halls and goes on tho suggest to replace it with "bright". There are thousands of versions this song. Listen to NOLA blues singer Olga

(Olga - Deck The Halls by Here Comes The Flood)

Âť laolga.com

If you are a bigot, skip the next track. Spottiswoode & His Enemies sing about Chelsea Boys roaming the streets of NYC Video & illustrations by Maria Eugenia.

» spottiswoode.com

Need something a bit louder and darker? Nightmare On Christmas by Los Angeles heavy metal outfit KRASHKARMA is about death and destruction:

» krashkarma.com

Last but not least: Dutch alt.rcokers De Staat fuck up sugar-coated classic Let It Snow in a good way:

» destaat.net

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