Here’s a quick reminder of the Christmas countdown so far:
10. John Shuttleworth – The Christmas Orphan
9. Camouflage – Winter
8. Slade – Merry Christmas Everybody
7. Wham! – Last Christmas
6. Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas?
5. Dusted (feat. Dido) – Winter
Christmas songs do not, as I think we’ve already established, have to be all gaudy and full of baubles and choirs of children. Far from it. As further proof, just outside of the top three on our countdown is Röyksopp‘s 2010 freebie Le Cantique de Noël: