Not feeling the Christmas cheer just yet? These Christmas hits will definitely get you into the festive mood and singing along before you know it!
Christmas is coming, and for better or worse, the holiday season also signals the end for the ever-eventful 2020. With COVID-19 measures continuing to put a dampener on large gatherings and travel plans, getting into that holiday mood might not come as naturally as before. But, what exactly contributes to that Christmas spirit?
Maybe it’s the gifts we give and receive, or the Christmas trees and lights along (the much emptier) Orchard Road. If you can’t resist humming along to festive tunes blasting on mall PA systems, this playlist is for you! Here are twelve timeless Christmas hits to get you going, and twelve more to really bring you that Christmas cheer!
Now, many of these need no introduction, and here’s betting you already know the words to them too. But, because you’ve probably heard them before at one mall or another, here are twelve more songs that will add more festive feels to your Christmas playlist!
Instrumentals for that extra magic
Instrumental music is, well, instrumental in creating an atmosphere, and are especially great when you’re all done with Christmas karaoke. What they lack in singing is often made up for with other instruments to carry a melody, while others add texture to the background.
Besides traditional carols and popular tracks that have withstood the test of time, there are also many new Christmas bops infused with modern music styles. We’ll know in a few years if these prove to be as enduring as their predecessors.