Christmas is four days away, and shoppers everywhere are running around to snag those last-minute gifts and stopping into their favorite cafes for refueling. Christmas music is everywhere, but girl, that Elvis Christmas album is tired. We’ve put together a list of our favorite alternative Christmas deep cuts to round out the last few days of the season – bump these jams in your cafe, your car, and your kitchen.
Snoop Dogg ft. Daz Dillinger, Nate Dogg, Tray Deee, and Badd Azz, Santa Claus Goes Straight to the Ghetto (1996)
Jimi Hendrix, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Medley (1969)
Various Puppets, It Feels Like Christmas (1992)
Bing Crosby & David Bowie, Little Drummer Boy (1977)
Run DMC, Christmas In Hollis (1987)
Kate Bush, December Will Be Magic Again (1979)
Teddy Vann & Akim, Santa Claus Is A Black Man (1972)
Wham, Last Christmas (1984)
RuPaul, All I Want For Christmas (1997)
XTC, Countdown To Christmas Party Time (1983)
Do you have some more fabulous undiscovered Christmas music gems? Sound off in the comments below!