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Listen Up! Happy Holidays Edition

This week, Listen Up!, our music column, is all about the holidays. Got a favorite holiday tune? Let us know in the comments and we’ll add your suggestion to our playlist.

Holiday playlists—indie, jazz, Christian, or mainstream—are a dime a dozen. Google “holiday playlist” and you’ll get close to 18,500,000 results. To give you an idea of their ubiquity, a search for “Valentine’s Day playlist” pulls a measly 465,000 results, while “Thanksgiving playlist” stops short at 1,570,000. No theme has been more overdone—but who are we kidding, we love holiday playlists. All 18,500,000 of them.

We know you love Christmas music too, so we want to know what songs warm your heart and get you all gooey inside—even if it means we’ll end up having to play six different versions of “All I Want for Christmas.” Like this one. Leave your suggestions in the comments. Smashing Pumpkins, Sufjan Stevens, Christina Aguilera, Weezer—whatever you want, we’ll add it to our playlist. Oh, and before we forget, have yourself some happy holidays, dear reader.

This playlist is no longer available. Sorry, folks!

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