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Killers - Dirt Sledding and Amazon playlist.

New Christmas season, new Killers Christmas song. It's not their best effort (to our mind that's Christmas in L.A. despite what NME say) but we commend their commitment to the Christmas song cause.

It's available now via iTunes and all the best online music stores and of course all the proceeds go to the charity (red).

Also out a couple of weeks ago was Amazon's Christmas playlist.

There's Langhorne Slim's Deck the Halls, although that's too cheery for it's own good and doesn't really suit the singer.

Then there's SOAK who was last week nominated for a Mercury award. She gives a pretty straight version of The Christmas Waltz. She's stripped back the production and it works really rather nicely.

Elsewhere there is Guided by Voices singer Robert Pollard with a suitably lo-fi outing on What begins on New Year's Day and Turin Breaks (remember them?) doing their turn on New Year's Day

Dammit people my advent calender hasn't started ye…

Hey we are back - Courteeners - Winter Wonderland

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Hey were back, been a long year and I'm sorry we are starting kinda late but we've been having computer issues in xmassongblog towers...... but then it's been a rather slow start to the xmassong season. We only cover the biggest most exciting indie releases on xmassongblog so whilst alot of our friends have plenty to put up we don't have much to show so far this season.
Phoenix promised but now seem to have taken away their xmassong with Bill Murray. I'm still hopeful but not holding my breath.
Then of course the Killers are going to releasing a new xmassong. All we know so far is that it will be called Dirt Sledding and it will as always be raising funds for the (red) charity.
Finally some good news of a confirmed single we can actually listen to. The Courteeners have stepped in with Winter Wonderland. It's not the classic song but a whole new tune. It's a downbeat song alluding to the difference between the idea and the reality of fresh snow and/or a new …