Finally a Cool Holiday Playlist For People Who Hate Holiday Songs

Tis’ the season to hear classic holiday songs played over and over again on loop while you shop, drive and do pretty much almost anything else.

For those who are too hip for classic holiday songs, or, those who are just tired of hearing the same ones over and over again, here is a list of some of the coolest folk and indie holiday songs around! Caution: Some songs contain explicit lyrics so they are not suitable for children.

Merry Xmas (Says your Text Message) – Dragonette

The Christmas Song – The Raveonettes

Dear Mrs. Claus – The Barr Brothers

Oh You (Christmas Blues) – LCD Soundsystem

I Heard the Bells on Christmas – The Civil Wars

Christmas isn’t Christmas – The Boy Least Likely To

Space Christmas – Allo Darlin’

Wonderful Christmastime – The Shins

Green Grows the Holly – Calexico

Christmas in Jail – The Youngsters

I Don’t Want a Lump of Coal – Kyle Andrews

Early Christmas Present – Kate Nash

No Christmas For Me – Zee Avi

Christmas is Going to the Dogs – Eels

Auld Lang Syne – Andrew Bird

Christmas at the Zoo – The Flaming Lips

It’s Cliched to be Cynical at Christmas – Half Man Half Biscuit

Benjamin, Santa’s On To You – Wee Turtles

Christmas Lights – Triangle Park

KFC (Kentucky Fried Christmas) – The Pocket Gods

Holiday – Boys Like Girls

It’s Christmas Day – The Cosmonauts

Santa Claus – The Fuzztones

Slept in Through Christmas – Eyes Lips Eyes

Merry Xmas Everybody – Eux Autres

New Year Song – Hey Rosetta!

Sugar Cookie – The Hi Lows

Kiss and Blow (It’s Christmas) – Ames

Jingle Bells – The Vamps

I Hate You This Christmas – Kate Nash

Mistletoe – Pierre Cardin