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Kilt Radio: 006 “KiltChristmas”

From the likes of Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, and Phoebe Bridgers, these songs are perfect for leaning against a freezing window.
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The holiday season is upon us, and all we want to do is stay in this season forever, so we created this playlist to let that feeling linger and eventually melt like week-old street snow. From holiday classics from Fleet Foxes and Brenda Lee to indie-alternative deep cuts like ‘Winter Wonderland’ by Cocteau Twins, this playlist will leave you cozy and nostalgic for a time you’ll forget by January. And no holiday playlist is complete without Mariah Carey’s iconic “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” our favorite Christmas track. From the likes of Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, and Phoebe Bridgers, these songs are perfect for leaning against a freezing window.

 

Last Christmas” by Lucy Dacus

Lucy Dacus is an artist that has shot into popularity over the past year with the recent fame of her group project Boygenius. Her most recent album Home Video is easily most popular, but with pop culture focus on her band and newer albums, her old albums often go forgotten. Lucy Dacus’s version of “Last Christmas” featured on her one of her first EPs is one of the best versions yet, in my personal opinion. The spoken, radio-sounding vocals of the choruses are unique, and the indie-rock style brings a modern light to a classic.

“If We Make It Through December” by Phoebe Bridgers

An indie Christmas playlist cannot be complete without mention of one of Phoebe Bridgers’s iconic Christmas songs. “If We Make It Through December” is arguably one of the most popular of her Christmas songs and for good reason. It is an incredibly melancholy and poignant take on an originally folky tune, making this a perfect song for the sadder times of the holidays.

 

“When I Get Home for Christmas” by Snow Patrol

“When I Get Home for Christmas” by Snow Patrol is an alternative rock song that feels surprisingly jolly. Sleigh bells alongside a dreamy-distorted guitar make the song feel all the more liminal, like returning to a home that feels unrecognizable. Reuniting with our loved ones is one of our favorite parts of the Christmas season and this song makes that feeling all too real.

 

  1. All I Want for Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey
  2. White Wonderland by Cocteau Twins
  3. Christmas Time Is Here by Vince Guaraldi Trio
  4. When I Get Home for Christmas by Snow Patrol
  5. Blue Christmas by Bright Eyes
  6. Stale by Noon by Waxahatchee
  7. White Winter Hymmal by Fleet Foxes
  8. Christmas Party by Dr. Dog
  9. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee
  10. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! by Dean Martin
  11. Another Year by FINNEAS
  12. Rabbit by Youth Lagoon
  13. 7 O’clock News/Silent Night by Phoebe Bridgers
  14. Tears Of The Star by Casiopea
  15. If We Make It Through December by Phoebe Bridgers
  16. Christmas In the Room by Sufjan Stevens
  17. ‘tis the d****season by Taylor Swift
  18. Vegetarian Christmas by FEET
  19. Frosty the Snowman by Fiona Apple
  20. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Andy Williams
  21. Last Christmas by Lucy Dacus
  22. The Christmas Song by Christian Lee Hutson
  23. Waiting For You by Alex G
  24. Last Christmas by Remi Wolf
  25. Wintering by The 1975
  26. Another Christmas by The Walters
  27. Winter Song by Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson
  28. Birthday by The SugarCubes
  29. River by Joni Michell
  30. two queens in a king sized bed by girl in red
  31. come out and play by Billie Eilish

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Hi guys! I am Drew Anderson and I am your Managing Editor of The Kilt. I am a junior and this is my third year in journalism. Past head editor Dylan Anderson, my older sister inspired me to join this class and it quickly became my favorite part of Hazen. Designing the cover is always the most exciting part of publishing our issues. I hope you guys enjoy our new online platform!
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