Nothing brings Christmas cheer quite like joyful carols and holiday jingles. Don’t you get tired of listening to the same old Christmas tunes? Here are 12 non-traditional Christmas songs to get you in the holiday spirit without feeling like a “grumpy cat.”
“Winter Song” by Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson
This lovely melody is perfect for listening whilst hanging lights on the tree!
“All My Bells Are Ringing” by Lenka
If you’re having a lovesick Christmas, don’t sweat it. This song will give you some much-needed holiday cheer.
“My Only Wish (This Year)” by Britney Spears
This is a classic favorite from the queen of pop! The upbeat song is perfect for a long drive to the houses of loved ones.
“I Feel It In My Bones” (feat. Ryan Pardey) The Killers
This alternative jam is definitely non-traditional – it’s a rock favorite.
“Please Come Home for Christmas” by Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
This indie group transforms this Christmas classic into a rockin’ tune.
“Alone This Holiday” by The Used
If you’re feeling lonely this Christmas, tune out your sorrows and tune in to this edgy jam.
“Merry Christmas, Here’s to Many More” Relient K
Whatever happened to Relient K? This alternative band sure can make a beautiful Christmas jingle.
“Señor Santa” by Y La Bamba
Spice up your Christmas with this fun and upbeat song.
“Something About December” by Christina Perri
There’s something about Christina Perri’s songs that make you just go, “Awww!” This heartwarming tune is perfect for getting you in the December mood.
“Oi to the World” by No Doubt
This unconventional Christmas song will have you dancing and rocking ‘til Christmas day.
“Merry Christmas” by N’SYNC
You can’t help but get in the Christmas mode when jamming out to this pop classic.
“We Wish You a Merry Christmas” by Weezer
Might as well end your Christmas play list on a high note.
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