Playlist

Anti-Christmas songs: Guardian readers' recommendations

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Song Artist Album
It's Clichéd To Be Cynical At Christmas
Half Man Half Biscuit · Trouble Over Bridgewater
Half Man Half Biscuit Trouble Over Bridgewater 3:50
Xmas With Simon - 12" inch Version
The Fall · Shift Work
The Fall Shift Work 3:30
I Believe in Father Christmas
Greg Lake · Christmas Party
Greg Lake Christmas Party 3:33
Coventry Carol
Joan Baez · Noel
Joan Baez Noel 2:00
The Coventry Carol
Mediaeval Baebes · The Best Of The Mediaeval Baebes
Mediaeval Baebes The Best Of The Mediaeval Baebes 4:25
Cancel Christmas
Rocket From The Crypt · Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus
Rocket From The Crypt Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus 4:03
Brand New Bike
The Junkyard Dogs · Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus
The Junkyard Dogs Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus 2:43
That Was The Worst Christmas Ever!
Sufjan Stevens · Songs For Christmas
Sufjan Stevens Songs For Christmas 3:18
Christmastime Is For Sinners
Mono men · Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus
Mono men Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus 2:40
No Christmas
The Wedding Present · The Hit Parade
The Wedding Present The Hit Parade 4:38
Thank God It's Not Christmas
Sparks · Kimono My House
Sparks Kimono My House 5:07
Scrooge
The Muppets · The Muppets Christmas Carol
The Muppets The Muppets Christmas Carol 2:27
Merry Christmas, Fuck You
The Jet Boys · Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus
The Jet Boys Happy Birthday, Baby Jesus 2:29
Blue Christmas
Elvis Presley · Elvis' Christmas Album
Elvis Presley Elvis' Christmas Album 2:09
Black Snow
Ten Benson · Danger Of Deaf
Ten Benson Danger Of Deaf 3:03
Ho Ho Ho
Georgie Fame · Seventh Son
Georgie Fame Seventh Son 2:43
(We Wish You) A Protein Christmas
The Fall · NO HO HO: Alternative Indie Christmas Holiday Anthems, Vol. 1
The Fall NO HO HO: Alternative Indie Christmas Holiday Anthems, Vol. 1 3:32
Merry Christmas From The Family
Robert Earl Keen · Best
Robert Earl Keen Best 3:54
Christmas Countdown
Frank Kelly · Comedy Countdown
Frank Kelly Comedy Countdown 5:26
I Hate Christmas
Oscar · Sesame Street: Merry Christmas From Sesame Street
Oscar Sesame Street: Merry Christmas From Sesame Street 1:57
War On Christmas
The American Dollar · The American Dollar
The American Dollar The American Dollar 3:48
Christmas Is Going To The Dogs
Eels · Useless Trinkets-B Sides, Soundtracks, Rarieties and Unreleased 1996-2006
Eels Useless Trinkets-B Sides, Soundtracks, Rarieties and Unreleased 1996-2006 2:58
Burst Noel
Malcolm Middleton · Into The Woods
EXPLICIT Malcolm Middleton Into The Woods 2:46
The Preacher and the Slave ("Pie in the Sky")
Joe Glazer · Songs of Joe Hill
Joe Glazer Songs of Joe Hill 2:55
No Xmas For John Quays
The Fall · Live At The Witch Trials
The Fall Live At The Witch Trials 4:36
Merry Christmas (I Don't Want To Fight Tonight)
Ramones · Brain Drain
Ramones Brain Drain 2:05
Father Christmas
The Kinks · Come Dancing With The Kinks
The Kinks Come Dancing With The Kinks 3:42
Fuck Christmas
Fear · The Record
Fear The Record 0:46
Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis
Tom Waits · Used Songs (1973-1980)
Tom Waits Used Songs (1973-1980) 4:31
Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas
The Staple Singers · Christmas In Soulsville
The Staple Singers Christmas In Soulsville 2:31