‘Tis the season for Christmas music! As you turn up the dial, you might be looking for something a little different to mix with your old-fashioned favorites. We’ve compiled a number of holiday covers to keep you in the festive spirit, whether you’re listening on your morning commute or you’re making a playlist for your upcoming holiday soiree.
Here are six holiday covers of well-known Christmas songs to put on this year!
“All I Want for Christmas is You” by Dolly Parton
Seasonal favorite, meet industry favorite! Everyone loves Mariah Carey’s epic jingle and everyone loves Dolly Parton, so this is the perfect cover to get people singing. Its country-esque tune is light, whimsical, and enjoyable for all.
“What Christmas Means to Me” by John Legend
If this Stevie Wonder tune is a must-listen during your holiday season, you won’t want to miss out on John Legend’s melodic version. The ensemble backing him up is filled with various instruments for a fun vibe — plus, Stevie himself is on the harmonica!
“Joy to the World” by Sufjan Stevens
A soft, sweet, and calming version of this age-old classic, Sufjan Stevens masters the acoustic sound for a holiday cover that is sure to win over guests of every age. Perfect for background music during mealtime or gift opening.
“The Christmas Song” by She & Him
While you can’t go wrong with Frank Sinatra & Nat King Cole, we’re partial to the beautiful and romantic cover of The Christmas Song by She & Him. This version just makes us want to cozy up with a warm blanket, a mug of cocoa, and our loved ones!
“Santa Claus is Coming to Town” by Bruce Springsteen
Traditional? Not quite. A great holiday cover? Totally. The Boss adds just the right amount of edge to this Christmas classic for a fun and dynamic beat. This is one your guests may request to repeat!
“It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Bublé
The holiday cover to end all holiday covers! This classic has become so popular that most people don’t even know that Michael Bublé’s version is a cover of a song that dates back to the 1950s. It’s certainly a Christmas staple for any festive party!
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