The Twelve Songs of Synthmas

by coldwarnightlife

At this time of year, the malls are full of carols, television ads feature jingling bells, and radio stations highlight the latest commercial Christmas singles. We decided to line up an alternative playlist, to give your ears a rest. Come cynics, come stoics, come industrial dancers – here’s a set from your own record collection.

12. The Fall – Hark the Herald Angels Sing

11. Röyksopp – Le Cantique de Noël

10. Galaxie 500 – Listen, the Snow Is Falling

9. Pet Shop Boys – It Doesn’t Often Snow at Christmas

8. S.P.O.C.K – White Christmas

7. Rational Youth – Merry Christmas Mary Anne

6. Cocteau Twins – Winter Wonderland

5. The Knife – Reindeer

4. Erasure – She Won’t Be Home (Lonely Christmas)

3. Parralox – Little Drum Machine Boy

2. Winston Tong – The Twelve Days of Christmas

1. Captain Sensible – One Christmas Catalogue

BONUS! Page – Little Drummer Boy

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