It's That Time of the Year

I didn't grow up with Xmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, or any other winter-time holidays - I was raised in a cult, which should surprise very few people that read my shit - but as I've acclimated to the real world with all its mistletoe and trees and menorahs, I've developed a small (rather small, actually) affinity for the music of the season if it's done by the right folks. So I assembled a little package of holiday music, some of it by locals, some by indie rockers, even a couple by Twisted Sister. It'll be playing at the Christmas party over at my pad, hopefully you'll enjoy it as well...

Bright Eyes - "Little Drummer Boy": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272068/

Sufjan Stevens - "Little Drummer Boy": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272069/

Bright Eyes - "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272070/

Sufjan Stevens - "Put The Lights on the Tree": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272072/

Twisted Sister - "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272073/

Scary Kids Scaring Kids - "What a Wonderful World": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272075/

Twisted Sister - "Silver Bells": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272076/

The Format - "Holly Jolly Christmas": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272077/

A Change of Pace - "Christmas on the Coast": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272078/

Bright Eyes - "Blue Christmas": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272079/

Jimmy Eat World - "Last Christmas": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272094/

Death Cab for Cutie - "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)": http://media.newtimes.com/id/272095/

Happy Holidays from Ear Infection to You!

Love, Brendan Joel Kelley

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