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Song of the Day: Fairytale of New York by The Pogues feat Kirsty MacColl

“Fairytale of New York” is a Christmas song written by Jem Finer and Shane MacGowan and first released as a single on 23 November 1987 by their band The Pogues, featuring singer-songwriter Kirsty MacColl on vocals. Lyrics: It was Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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What Christmas Leaves Behind

Vanitas:  A series of skulls carved in christmas ornaments by Rafael Diaz … The wrapped subway: French art collective SISA PROD took over a subway car on the Paris metro train line and wrapped the interior of the train in holiday … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Mele Kalikimaka by Robert Alex Anderson ( covered by Mina )

“Mele Kalikimaka” is a Hawaiian-themed Christmas song written in 1949 by Robert Alex Anderson. The song takes its title from the Hawaiian phrase, “Mele Kalikimaka,” meaning “Merry Christmas” Lyrics: Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say On a bright Hawaiian Christmas day That’s the island greeting … Continue reading

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