my Christmas mix tape

I wish you all a very merry indie Christmas! By now you may be thinkin 'tis the season for hearing the same versions of traditional holiday songs over and over again... Well, yabba dabba doo, Karen to the rescue! Here, upon request, is the track listing of my Christmas mix tape for you. Consider it an early gift. Download these songs to save you from repetitive background music torture. You get the beauty of traditional songs + a new take on them that you may not have heard before. So get on iTunes and get downloading!

Carol of the Bells - The Bird and the Bee
Christmas Time Is Here- Au Revoir Simone
Do You Hear What I Hear - Copeland
Lo, How a Rose E're Blooming - Feist
The First Noel - Weezer
We Wish You A Merry Christmas - Weezer
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Bright Eyes
I Saw Three Ships - Sufjan Stevens
Joy To The World - Sufjan Stevens
Kings 'N' Things - The Recital
It Came Upon A Midnight Clear - Sixpence None The Richer
O Come O Come Emmanuel - Belle & Sebastian
Silent Night - Priscilla Ahn
What Child Is This? - Kevin Max
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Coldplay
Winter Song - Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Death Cab For Cutie
Alan Parsons In A Winter Wonderland - Grandaddy
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) - Catherine Feeny

Here is my second gift to you... The opening credits for the best Christmas video ever. In 2006 my roommates and I (plus one-year-old Zooey) lived in an apartment we affectionately referred to as the Beach House. And it features one of the songs on my Christmas mixtape!


d December 24, 2009 at 11:08 PM  

i had totally forgotten about the video. that was a great christmas! thanks for the memories, k! :) merry christmas eve!

Ciara December 29, 2009 at 11:30 PM  

on the contrary, d, I can't stop thinking about this video! :)

thanks again, karen!

Brian January 4, 2010 at 1:07 PM  

Thanks karen for the birthday presents...its just what I wanted :)

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