GigList's Christmas Cracker Of A Playlist
Despite the dreadful year 2020 has been, the Christmas spirit should be warmly embraced with open arms - if The Cure's goth icon Robert Smith (looking rather chipper next to what looks like a boozed up bricky in a Santa outfit, above) can feel festive, then can't we all?
You may mirror Scrooge's sentiment when hearing Slade for the seventeenth time in a day, or begrudgingly reach for another eggnog to drown your sorrows when Top Of The Pops' annual one-off special reinforces your stoic opinion that contemporary popular music is as fucked as the global economy. Alas, there is cause for Christmassy optimism: we've given you the perfect present to 'step into Christmas' without a peep from a be-goggled Elton John.
Here's GigList's Christmassy Playlist featuring new, old, indie, alternative, and some classic Yuletide tracks to banish those bah humbugs: