Christmas Special 2013 Playlist


Our Christmas special this year contains some brand new music, a few clever expressions of the holiday season, some fresh takes on classic holiday tunes, as well as some old favorites. We hope you enjoy. Please share our show on Facebook and Twitter!

indie Christmas knight Sufjan Stevens
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Song / Length / Artist / Album / Label / Year Released

Hour 1

Carol of the Banjos / 1:28 / Beta Radio / The Songs the Season Brings: Vol. 3 / Beta

Radio / 2013

The Sleigh In The Moon (Featuring Cat Martino) / 1:44 / Sufjan Stevens / Asthmatic

Kitty Digital Sampler, Winter 2014 / Kitty Digital / 2013

Christmas Woman / 5:33 / Sufjan Stevens / Asthmatic Kitty Digital Sampler, Winter

2014 / Kitty Digital / 2013

Baby It’s Cold Outside / 3:11 / Matthew Perryman Jones and Hannah Miller / A Rock

By the Sea Chrismas :: Volume 4 / Hubbub! / 2013

Joy To The World / 4:19 / Seabird / Over the Hills and Everywhere – A Christmas /

Credential Recordings / 2010

Little Saint Nick / 2:36 / Bess Rogers / Bess Rogers Presents Bess Rogers – EP /

Hubbub! / 2010

Winter Night / 2:40 / Little & Ashley / Winter Night – Single / Little & Ashley / 2010

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) / 3:03 / Death Cab For Cutie / Maybe This

Christmas Tree / Nettwerk Productions / 2004

Someday At Christmas / 2:11 / Jack Johnson / “This Warm December: Brushfire

Holiday’s, Vol. 1 / Brushfire Records / 2008

Joseph, Better You Than Me (feat. Elton John & Neil Tennant) / 4:51 / The Killers /

Joseph, Better You Than Me (feat. Elton John & Neil Tennant) – Single / Island Def

Jam Music Group / 2008

Carol of the Bells / 3:53 / Mae / Happy Christmas: A Tooth and Nail Christmas /

Capitol Christian Music Group / 2006

Do You Hear What I Hear / 3:32 / Copeland / Maybe This Christmas Tree /

Nettwerk Productions / 2004

O Come, O Come Emmanuel / 3:41 / Seabird / Over the Hills and Everywhere – A

Christmas / Credential Recordings / 2010

Let it Snow ft. For Summer Hopes / 3:24 / Coolfield / A Very Indie Christmas / No

Label / 2008

Mistletoe is for Quitters / 3:19 / Forever the Sickest Kids / Mistletoe is for Quitters –

Single / Forever the Sickest Kids / 2011

Christmas Reverie / 2:12 / Maura Jensen / A Merry Mixtape Compilation / No Label

/ 2011

Christmas / 5:48 / Blues Traveller / A Very Special Christmas Vol. 3 / Special

Olympics International Inc. / 1997

Hour 2

Don’t Shoot Me Santa / 4:04 / The Killers / Don’t Shoot Me Santa – Single / Island

Def Jam Music Group / 2007

Dear Mrs. Claus / 3:50 / The Barr Brothers / Dear Mrs. Claus – Single / Secret City

Records / 2011

Everything’s Changed At Christmas But You / 3:42 / Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors

/ Another Neighborly Chrismas – EP / Magnolia Music / 2012

Christmas Time (Don’t Want To Talk About It) / 2:19 / Jarret Lemaster / Christmas

Time (Don’t Want To Talk About It) – Single / Jarret Lemaster / 2011

Let Your Heart Be Light / 2:52 / Andrea Hamilton / Let Your Heart Be Light /

Andrea Hamilton / 2013

Baby It’s Cold Outside / 2:50 / Little Hurricane / Paste Holiday Sampler 2013 / No

Label / 2013

Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem / 2:38 / Elvis Presley / Elvis’ Christmas Album / RCA

Records / 1957

Christmas In The Room / 4:23 / Sufjan Stevens / Silver & Gold / Sufjan Stevens /

2012

Snow Falls Down / 3:17 / Good Old War / Paste Holiday Sampler 2013 / No Label /

2013

Tracks in the Snow / 3:51 / The Civil Wars / Tracks in the Snow – Single / sensibility

recordings / 2013

Star Of Wonder / 3:41 / JackRabbit / Merry Christmas. Good Night 3 / No Label /

2013

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas / 2:12 / Relient K / Let It Snow Baby… Let It

Reindeer / Gotee Records / 2007

In The Bleak Midwinter / 2:55 / Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou / Festivus! / Highline

Records / 2013

Peace At Last / 3:36 / Hem / Merry Happy Christmas / Nettwerk Productions /

2008

Silent Night / 3:52 / Katie Herzig / Ten Out of Tenn – Christmas / Ten out of Tenn /

2008

Christmas Don’t Be Late / 6:40 / Rosie Thomas / A Very Rosie Christmas / Sing-A-
Long Records / 2013

All I’m Asking For / 2:23 / Amber Ojeda / Give Hope This Christmas – A Gift from

Blood:Water Mission / No Label / 2013

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