What better way to get into the Christmas mood than with a festive playlist of the best Christmas songs?
But before you start thinking this will be the usual sort of compilation of English language songs, this is a Christmas playlist with a difference: we’ve taken advantage of our multi-lingual, international bunch of colleagues at eDreams to give you the best Christmas songs from all over the world.
From Nat King Cole to Anna Maria Jopek, from Jingle Bell Rock to Petit Papa Noël, and from Ireland to Cuba, take a ride on Santa’s sleigh around the globe.
Simply stick a few more logs on the fire, press play and listen to the sound of Christmas all over the world…
1. The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole (USA)
At number 1 we have the classic American Christmas song of Nat King Cole.[embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwacxSnc4tI[/embedyt]
2. Vive Le Vent – Dalida (France)
Be transported to the cobbled streets of Paris while the Christmas lights twinkle with France’s answer to festive music.[embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Tzsvpi7bQU[/embedyt]
3. Noche de Luz – Alejandro Sanz (Spain)
Feel the passion of Christmas time in Spain.[embedyt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX_dONTTs9w[/embedyt]
4. All I Want for Christmas – Mariah Carey (USA)
No Christmas playlist would be complete without Mariah Carey’s ‘All I want for Christmas’.
5. Petit Papa Noël – Tino Rossi (France)
Translated as “little Father Christmas”, this childrens Christmas song is a real hit in France around the festive season.
6. Leise Rieselt der Schnee – Sarah Connor (Germany)
Home to arguably the best Christmas markets in the world, Germany also offers a banger of a Christmas song.
7. Arbolito de Navidad – Gloria Estefan (Cuba)
Listen to how the Cubans celebrate a warm Christmas!
8. A Natale Puoi – Alicia (Italy)
They say “Italians do it better”. What do you think?
9. Dzisiaj W Betlejem – Anna Maria Jopek (Poland)
Add this Polish Christmas jam to your festive playlist!
10. Happy Xmas (War is Over) – John Lennon & Yoko (UK, Japan, USA)
Another classic Christmas song from this multicultural trio.
11. Codhlaím Go Suan – Anuna (Ireland)
For a good old knees up at the pub, get into the Irish spirit!
12. O Tannenbaum – Freddy Quinn (Austria)
You probably know this Austrian Christmas song better than you think!
13. Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Helms (USA)
An upbeat Christmas song to get you into the party mood.
14. Un Año Más – Mecano (Spain)
Round off your Christmas playlist with this classic from Spain.
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What’s your favourite Christmas song?