Christmas songs automatically amp up the holiday spirit, so it’s no surprise that malls, shops, and restaurants play them every December. If you want to mimic that holiday feel, your very own Christmas playlist will do.
While classic Christmas songs from decades ago will do the trick, song covers of those songs will add a modern twist perfect for this year. Here are some song covers of classic Christmas songs that you should listen to and add to your playlist!
Last Christmas – Carly Rae Jepsen
While ‘Last Christmas’ by Wham! is iconic in itself, Carly Rae Jepsen adds a modern pop twist to the song. This is definitely a bop you should listen to this Christmas.
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town – Mariah Carey
Christmas doesn’t go by without Mariah Carey. Aside from her iconic ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’, she has covered classic Christmas songs – one of them being ‘Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town’.
Let it Snow – She & Him
Let Zooey Deschanel’s voice croon to you this Christmas with her band’s rendition of ‘Let it Snow’. Snow may be nonexistent in the country but this song will make you feel like warming yourself by the fire.
Santa Baby – Ariana Grande and Liz Gillies
Ariana Grande’s covers of classic Christmas songs are one to watch out for, and her and Liz Gillies’ rendition of Santa Baby is perfect because their voice adds an flirtatious tone to it – fitting for its lyrics.
Jingle Bells – Gwen Stefani
Even though ‘Jingle Bells’ is one of the most common Christmas songs out there, Gwen Stefani injects a bit of jazz into it with this cover.
Joy to the World – Sufjan Stevens
The perfect Christmas song to put you in a reflective mood as you enjoy the peace the holiday brings to our usually hectic life. Sufjan Stevens; voice makes this cover seem like a lullaby.