Monday, December 13, 2010

We Come Bearing Gifts | The 2010 Holiday Song Round Up

The Apache Relay

We must take a quick pause from our Best of the 2010 reindeer games to round up a collection of new holiday songs. We posted the link to download the awesome Target Christmas album a few weeks ago, but here we offer a random assortment of thingamabobs, whatchamacallits, and widgets to boost your holiday spirit. So, hang your stockings, say your prayers, spike the eggnog, and download like Santa's comin' early this year.

The Apache Relay - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
To gear up for the new album coming up in spring of 2001, the band is offering an exclusive download of "State Trooper," a Bruce Springsteen cover, at The Apache Relay's Facebook page!

Common Prayer - Winter Wonderland

Common Prayer had one of our favorite songs of 2010 with "Us Vs. Them."

Deer Tick - Christmas All Summer Long

This track is available for purchase on iTunes, but you can also get it for free with any purchase of a Deer Tick item from Partisan Records.

The Hush Now - On Holiday
Grab the band's most recent EP, Shiver Me Starships, for free at The Hush Now's website.

Puppini Sisters - Last Christmas
The London-based trio's Christmas With The Puppini Sisters is out now on Verve Records


 
The Mynabirds - All I Want is Truth (For Christmas)

The Mynabirds had one of our favorite songs of 2010 with "Numbers Don't Lie."

Girl In A Coma - Blue Christmas

The band's album of covers, Adventures in Coverland, is available now.

Summer Camp - Christmas Wrapping
The British duo released its critically acclaimed debut EP, Young, this year and is planning to release its first full-length in spring 2011.

Sleepy Rebels - California Christmas
The Christmas album, Bah! Humbug, is out now on Powerful Company.

Los Campesinos! - Kindle a Flame in Her Heart

Download the track for free at the band's website.

Slow Club - Christmas (Please Come Home)
Christmas, Thanks For Nothing is out now via Moshi Moshi Records.

Paul Simon - Getting Ready for Christmas Day

The single is available for purchase on iTunes.

Brandi Shearer - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
This song is brought to you by Amoeba Music, record store chain, that recently started its own record label.

4 comments:

  1. Some good ones, but you should also check out Garfunkle and Oates "Present Face."

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