Virtual C90 – December 2014

There’s an inevitably festive feel to this month’s virtual mixtape, with some Christmas songs you might be expecting, some you probably won’t and some you’d be disappointed if you didn’t hear. Merry Christmas!

THE WAITRESSES – Christmas Wrapping (Long Version) from A Christmas Record, 1981 compilation album
PET SHOP BOYS – It Doesn’t Often Snow At Christmas from Christmas, 2009 EP
MEL & KIM – Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree 1987 single
U2 – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) from A Very Special Christmas, 1987 compilation album
BARRON KNIGHTS – Never Mind The Presents 1980 single
THE SNOWMEN – Hokey Cokey 1981 single
COLDCUT – Coldcut’s Christmas Break 1989 single
ERASURE – She Won’t Be Home (Redux) from Snow Globe, 2013 deluxe edition album
ELTON JOHN – Cold As Christmas 1983 single
SHAKIN’ STEVENS – Merry Christmas Everyone (Extended Version) 1985 12″ single
QUEEN – Thank God It’s Christmas 1984 single
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town 1985 single
BRYAN ADAMS – Christmas Time 1985 single
FREIHEIT – Keeping The Dream Alive 1988 single
WHAM! – Last Christmas (Pudding Mix) 1984 12″ single
MADNESS – Inanity Over Christmas 1984 fan club single
THE WEATHER GIRLS – Dear Santa (Bring Me A Man This Christmas) 1983 single
PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION – Another Lonely Christmas B-side of I Would Die 4 U, 1984 single
BAND AID – Do They Know It’s Christmas? Live version from Live Aid, 1985
THE PRETENDERS – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas from A Very Special Christmas, 1987 compilation album
THE POGUES with KIRSTY MacCOLL – Fairytale Of New York 1987 single
ABBA – Happy New Year from Super Trouper, 1980 album

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