Last week I posted about my top three Christmas songs that aren't really about Christmas. As we're now building up to Christmas I thought that the last Soundtrack To My Life of the year should be my five favourite seasonal tunes.
It was a toss up between this and Johnny Mathis' When A Child Is Born but the video and the childhood memories of the Boney M song tip this one over the edge for me
Pretty underrated and not over-played on the radio which makes it even more special, I think. But Freddie and the gang hold a special place in my heart anyway.
Yes, predictable but I've chosen this video from Top of the Pops where people could magically be heard without microphones and Sting's miming sounds just like everyone who is missing from the original line-up (apart from Paul Weller who sounds just like Bono). This version just gets funnier and funnier the more you watch it. And, FYI, this is the house were we don't mention Band Aid II or Band Aid 20 because they just didn't happen, right?
I know... you could have written this post for me, couldn't you, but this is my karaoke song and it celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. I quite like my husband singing "you're an old slut on junk" at me every so often but only because I can retaliate with "scumbag" and "arse" without him going off on one at me.
This is probably my favourite Christmas film. As soon as I hear this theme tune, I know Christmas is almost here.
So, tell me... what is your favourite Christmas song?
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