A Burning Ear Christmas – Part 2: Classics Covered

xmas kittyOK, so Christmas is quickly approaching and although you have been thinking a lot about shopping as you have been listening to TBE X-Mas Part 1, you haven’t been doing much about it. Now that shopping days are countable on our hands it’s time to kick the spirit into high gear. I’ve done all I can to help by cobbling together this mix of Christmas classics covered by our contemporaries. You don’t even need to celebrate Christmas to enjoy these jams! So weather you are as behind on your holiday business as I am or not, throw this bad boy on a blank CD, stop staring at that cute kitten, and get movin’ pronto!

A Burning Ear Christmas Part 1 – Original Jams

Zip file at the above link.

Tracklist and individual MP3s after the jump…

♫ The Format – Holly Jolly Christmas

♫ Coldplay – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

♫ Sufjan Stevens – O Holy Night

♫ Gatsby’s American Dream – Christmastime Is Here

♫ Los Straightjackets – (I) Deck The Halls

♫ Jimmy Eat World – Last Christmas

♫ Nick Hexum of 311 – Mele Kalikimaka

♫ Lisa Loeb – Jingle Bells

♫ Jack Johnson – Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

♫ The Flaming Lips – White Christmas

♫ Bright Eyes – Blue Christmas

♫ Sufjan Stevens – The Little Drummer Boy

♫ Brand New – Oh Holy Night

♫ Pennywise – Merry Christmas

♫ Norm MacDonald – The Twelve Days of Christmas

Happy Holidays everyone! Try not to kill anyone in your family this year! I know it’s hard but that definitely warrants coal in the stocking next year :(

4 replies
  1. Ryan@BrassingAddsCharacter
    Ryan@BrassingAddsCharacter says:

    Way late to this party, for sure, but I had to weigh in with a little love for Nick Hexum's Meli Kalikimaka. I frickin' love this track, and I think I probably played it at least 235 times 'round the recent holidays. Didn't make me feel like I was in Hawaii for Christmas per se, but it at least made me want to go find a hula dancer bobblehead and put it on the mantle. :-)

    Great list, man.

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