Christmas Music

Christmas Music In Stores: When Is It Too Early?

CBC | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Music

Rhonda Scharf got straight to her point. "I think it should be illegal to have Christmas music in stores before Halloween! Who will sign my petition...

All I Want For Christmas Is Ewww!: 20 Carols To Kill Your Holiday Spirit

HuffPost Canada Music | Ken Kelley | Posted 12.17.2013 | Canada Music

Hating Christmas songs can make you seem like a Scrooge, but as we become once again bombarded by them, there are a handful of carols that are so bad ...

The Best (and Worst!) Christmas Music

Jennifer Pellegrini | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada Music
Jennifer Pellegrini

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and with just under two weeks until the Jolly Old Elf arrives, it's really beginning to sound like it, too. As it is every Christmas season, there are a few songs I've already heard one time too many, some that seem to be on the low-rotation list, and a couple I will never hear unless I download them myself. Here's my definitive list of Christmas song winners and sinners!

Five Things You Might Not Know About Classic Christmas Songs

Ward Anderson | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada Music
Ward Anderson

For about six weeks at the end of every year, people everywhere are bombarded with the sounds of Christmas songs filling the air. The department stores play holiday tunes like crazy, and several radio stations go "All Christmas" for the month of December. Every song has a story, and here are five facts about some of your favorite holiday songs.

Canadian Christmas Song Lashes Out At Political Correctness

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 11.29.2013 | Canada Music

A musician from Colbourne, Ontario has decided to pen a song about Christmas that demonstrates his displeasure for what he feels is an overly sensitiv...

10 Christmas Songs That Should Be Thrown Into The Holiday Fire

Leanne Shirtliffe | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Alberta
Leanne Shirtliffe

'Tis the season...to hear endless loops of holiday music and feel tempted to strangle someone with red and green garland. While some Christmas carols might actually bring joy to the world, there are a lot of songs that we want to throw out with the decaying holly and the ivy.

The Only Christmas Music Worth Listening To

Danko Jones | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Music
Danko Jones

Surprisingly, I've never hated Christmas music and I've always felt the more the merrier. That said, everyone must understand, there's only one Christmas album that matters. To my ears, all other Christmas albums sound like third-rate Chipmunks knock-offs, and that includes the impervious Bing Crosby!