Christmas is less than a week away, and Christmas music is bursting from every speaker. But, what is your favourite Christmas song? And, what songs are essential to make the perfect Christmas playlist?
We’ve had an office debate, and the ScS e-commerce team has selected the top 10 Christmas songs to include on your playlist this year – you’d be a fool not to listen! In no particular order – here goes:
Queen – Thank God It’s Christmas
One of the most iconic rock bands of all time, with a storming Christmas gem – this one is guaranteed to fill you with Christmas spirit:
Meghan Trainor – I’ll Be Home (Audio)
Our Digital Acquisition Manager loves a bit of cheese at Christmas, and his Meghan Trainor Christmas song highlights just that.
Justin Bieber – Fa La La ft. Boyz II Men
Despite the song title, Jess insists this Bieber Christmas song is well worth a listen, and the addition of 90s poster boys Boys ll Men only adds to the excitement.
Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You
No Christmas playlist is complete without this Mariah Carey classic. It’s played in shops, bars, restaurants and homes all over the country, letting you know Christmas has truly arrived.
Frank Sinatra – Jingle Bells
2017 marks 60 years since Sinatra released this classic American Christmas song on his A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra album, and it remains as good today as it did in ’57.
Fairy-tale Of New York
After penning Dirty Old Town with Ewan McColl, Shane McGowan was introduced to McColl’s daughter, Kirsty, leading to the pair penning the greatest, and most cynical, Christmas song of all time.
Mean Girls – Jingle Bell Rock
We’ll just let you decide on this one….
The Smurfs - Christmas Party: Christmas with The Smurfs
This is when it started to get silly….
Wham – Last Christmas
This George Michael classic was odds on to become Christmas number one this year, and it’s certainly got the seal of approval from our Head of Digital.
Elton John – Step into Christmas
No one loves Christmas quite as much as Laura, so much so, that we’ve let her choose two songs for our ultimate playlist!