Essential soul, hip-hop and alternative Christmas songs
Three New York tastemakers name their essential yuletide hits.
Tue Dec 18 2012
The enigmatic creator of NYC’s indispensable indie resource, Brooklyn Vegan, reflects on what makes a truly alternative Christmas anthem.
Brooklyn Vegan: "With so few hours in the day and so many great alternative holiday songs, it felt impossible to create a list of the five greatest, let alone decide what “alternative” is anymore. We decided the Kinks’ “Father Christmas” was not alternative enough for this list, but we do love it. Without further ado, here are five alternative holiday songs that we love a lot (they might even be the best ever)."