Friday, December 18, 2020

Not a Christmas Song - Last Christmas - Wham! (et al)

The secular radio stations overplay this song to the point of nausea starting in October. It hits all their checkboxes: it mentions Christmas but has nothing to do with the religious holiday. This song could have easily been about Valentines Day, Guy Fawkes Day, or any two-sylable holiday in general, and there'd be nothing different. It's a generic "you done me wrong" song with Christmas in the title.

If I never hear it again, it'll be too soon.

In fact, I went looking for the most gonzo version of this song so I wouldn't have to hear George Michael again. I was tempted by Miley Cyrus (hard to get more gonzo than her), but I did find a top: Last Christmas being sung by the Band of the National Guard of the Russian Federation:

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