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View Poll Results: When do people start listening to Christmas music?
Christmas Eve 6 10.53%
Thanksgiving weekend 22 38.60%
Sometime in November 12 21.05%
I listen to Christmas music all year round 6 10.53%
I don't listen to Christmas music 11 19.30%
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Old November 12 2012, 01:42 PM   #16
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Re: Listening to Christmas Music

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When do people start listening to Christmas Music?
In my case, never.
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Old November 12 2012, 02:19 PM   #17
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Re: Listening to Christmas Music

christmas music in britain basically means being subjected to Slade and Wizzard in every shop for the entirety of december.

Thus any possible joy is sapped from the concept of christmas music.
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Old November 12 2012, 02:45 PM   #18
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^Now Now, Don't forgot about Sir Cliff, Wham and The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl
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Old November 12 2012, 03:25 PM   #19
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The first Sunday in Advent.
This, at the earliest.
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Old November 12 2012, 05:08 PM   #20
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I love Christmas music but try to restrict it to the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. But, of course, the local shops began playing holiday music on November 1st.
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Old November 12 2012, 05:32 PM   #21
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Re: Listening to Christmas Music

Never if I can avoid it.

But there is no reason for you foreigners to not suffer with me during those 4min38



There is version with Mireille Mathieu too if this one is not enough...
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Old November 12 2012, 07:33 PM   #22
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I love Christmas music. I usually hold off on listening until Thanksgiving, but I must admit that I've already added my favorite Christmas song to my playlist. Maybe because it's been a long time since I've seen my family. It makes me teary every time:

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Old November 12 2012, 07:33 PM   #23
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I start listening to it the weekend after Thanksgiving. I crank it up while I'm decorating the front yard - mostly because I like it but also to annoy the neighbors.
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Old November 12 2012, 09:01 PM   #24
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Could Greensleeves be considered Christmas music?
No, but "What Child is This?" is set to the same tune.
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Old November 12 2012, 09:05 PM   #25
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Whenever the shops start playing it.

The radio station I generally listen to usually starts playing Christmas-related music & carols in December, though I've noticed that the most recent time they played something from The Nutcracker, the presenter couldn't help adding in a x-weeks-until-Xmas type comment anyway.
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Old November 12 2012, 09:08 PM   #26
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I love Christmas music. I usually hold off on listening until Thanksgiving, but I must admit that I've already added my favorite Christmas song to my playlist. Maybe because it's been a long time since I've seen my family. It makes me teary every time:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=7iwfLN4K1hA
Me, too!! I LOVE "White Wine in the Sun." It's on my MP3 player year-round.
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Old November 12 2012, 09:39 PM   #27
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Me, whenever I feel like it. I have some Christmas-themed mashups on my MP3 player of choice, and sometimes I can't help but break them out once in a while (or if I play them accidentally).


That, or whenever BBC Three shows the Doctor Who Christmas specials during its repeats cycle.
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Old November 12 2012, 09:45 PM   #28
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Re: Listening to Christmas Music

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I love Christmas music. I usually hold off on listening until Thanksgiving, but I must admit that I've already added my favorite Christmas song to my playlist. Maybe because it's been a long time since I've seen my family. It makes me teary every time:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=7iwfLN4K1hA
Me, too!! I LOVE "White Wine in the Sun." It's on my MP3 player year-round.
It's such a beautiful song, and so well encapsulates how I feel about Christmas. I really do get teary when I listen to it!
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Old November 12 2012, 11:28 PM   #29
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Shaytan, don't say that. I have always loved Petit Papa Noel. Didn't know about Mireille's version though. I was recently in France and picked up a big four disk boxed set of French Christmas songs from FNAC. I haven't listened to it yet though.
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Old November 13 2012, 01:28 AM   #30
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Re: Listening to Christmas Music

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I love Christmas music. I usually hold off on listening until Thanksgiving, but I must admit that I've already added my favorite Christmas song to my playlist. Maybe because it's been a long time since I've seen my family. It makes me teary every time:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=7iwfLN4K1hA
Me, too!! I LOVE "White Wine in the Sun." It's on my MP3 player year-round.
It's such a beautiful song, and so well encapsulates how I feel about Christmas. I really do get teary when I listen to it!
Oh it's wonderful, I love that song. It captures our Xmas's perfectly, that pretty much describes the day.
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