2012 Indie Christmas Mixtape


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It was a sledge, and it was reindeer with bells on their harness. But they were far bigger than the Witch’s reindeer, and they were not white but brown. And on the sledge sat a person whom everyone knew the moment they set eyes on him. He was a huge man in a bright red robe (bright as hollyberries) with a hood that had fur inside it and a great white beard that fell like a foamy waterfall over his chest. Everyone knew him because, though you see people of his sort only in Narnia, you see pictures of them and hear them talked about even in our world—the world on this side of the wardrobe door. But when you really see them in Narnia it is rather different. Some of the pictures of Father Christmas in our world make him look only funny and jolly. But now that the children actually stood looking at him they didn’t find it quite like that. He was so big, and so glad, and so real, that they all became quite still. They felt very glad, but also solemn. – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis

Jordan Fox – I Always Stay Up Late Christmas Eve

Kensington Prairie – Snow Down

Matt Coleman – Silent Night / O Come All Ye Faithful

Shelly Adams – Snow Snow and Mistletoe

Sleeping At Last – White Christmas

Deep Sea Diver – Its Christmas Time and I’m Alive

The Rescues – Everything’s Gonna be Better Next Year

Great Lake Swimmers – Hang a String of Lights

The Eastern Sea – Walking in the Air

Piney Gir – Every Day’s a Holiday

Sufjan Stevens – Angles We Have Heard on High

Sufjan Stevens – X-Mas Spirit Catcher

Sufjan Stevens – Christmas in the Room

Rosie Thomas – O Come Emmanuel

These Bandcamp links are “Hero” approved and contain many an excellent Christmas song. Merry Christmas to ALL.

~ by castleqwayr on December 5, 2012.

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