Christmas is just round the corner and if you’re like me, you’re not feeling the Christmas spirit just yet.
People around Kent have been sharing their decorations on twitter… but my Christmas decorations are still in their boxes and Christmas is just 8 days away!:
— No Expert (@No_Expert) December 11, 2018
— The Racing Greyhound (@GreyhoundPub1) November 20, 2018
Here are 10 songs to get us in the Christmas spirit!
All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
The Queen of Christmas has defrosted & she is back to own her season!
This song is a Christmas classic, its hard to find a single Christmas playlist that it doesn’t feature on.
If Mariah Carey’s Christmas tunes don’t get you into the Christmas spirit then we have some trouble.
Mistletoe – Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is a bit like marmite, you either love him or you hate him. However, his Christmas song Mistletoe is loved by many.
This song is a Christmas classic among the younger generations and follows Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ onto every Christmas playlist.
This is a song that I usually play when I’m trying to get into the Christmas spirit. It brings back so many memories of when I was a Justin Bieber fan girl.
Santa Tell me – Ariana Grande
This dance pop tune, just like Justin’s Mistletoe, is a favourite among the younger generations.
This song will for sure get you up and dancing, its almost impossible to not bop your head to.
Following the recent Tiktok trend including this song, I’m sure you’ll be hearing it more often & seeing it high in the charts very soon.
White Christmas – Bing Crosby
Everyone needs a Christmas classic to get into the spirit.
This song is not only my favourite Christmas song, but it is also (if you’re risky enough, or just love annoying people like me) suitable to sing anytime of the year!
I don’t know about you but this year I’m wishing for a white Christmas.
Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee
Just like Mariah Carey’s Christmas song, this song is a Christmas classic. I’m yet to find a person who doesn’t know the words to this song or a Christmas playlist that this song isn’t on!
Just like all of these songs, this will definitely have you ‘Rockin around the Christmas Tree’
Last Christmas – Wham!
If you’ve been playing Whamagedon this year, I’m sorry.
Its not Christmas until you’ve heard this song over played by millions of times, once you hear it… you’ll never stop hearing it.
If this song doesn’t get you in the Christmas spirit then you should go to the doctors because something is wrong!
Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! – Dean Martin
Don’t we all wish it would just snow!
This song is becoming more relatable these years with the current pandemic making us have no place to go, so there’s only one thing we can do, which is wish for snow.
This is another Christmas classic that everyone will know the words to and will get everyone into the Christmas spirit.
Happy Xmas (War is over) – John Lennon
Just like ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham!, its not Christmas until this song has been heard millions of times.
This is among the many Christmas songs that are overplayed, but that’s what makes them perfect to get you into the Christmas spirit.. right?
Happy Xmas is for sure one of my Christmas favourites & is usually overplayed by me every year.
Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms
Another Christmas classic!
Unlike the other classics on this list, this song was featured in the movie Mean Girls.. and if you’re like me, whenever this song is played all you can think of is the dance routine!
This song will for sure get you up, dancing (maybe the Mean Girls dance?) & right into the Christmas spirit!
Jingle Bells- Frank Sinatra
This version of the classic Christmas song was unknown to me until this year. I’m so glad I found it.
Frank Sinatra’s version of Jingle Bells is personally the best version of the song to exist. This man never fails to satisfy me, whatever the season.
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