Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 101, first aired 12/18/12

Exploring the legacy of ’80s college rock, Slicing Up Eyeballs airs every Tuesday at 10 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Pacific on Strangeways Radio. If you caught tonight’s episode, pop over to the Strangeways message board to leave comments or requests for future shows. And if you missed tonight’s episode, it’ll rebroadcast at 2 p.m. Eastern/11 a.m. Pacific on Friday at



Intro: Love and Rockets, “Motorcycle”

The Primitives, “You Trashed My Christmas”
Ramones, “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)”
The Fall, “Jingle Bell Rock” (Peel Session)
They Might Be Giants, “Santa’s Beard”
Al Jourgensen, “It’s Always Christmas Time”
The Smithereens, “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer”
The Pogues f/ Kirsty MacColl, “Fairytale of New York”
The Pretenders, “2,000 Miles”
Erasure, “Silent Night”
R.E.M., “Silver Bells”
U2, “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”
Cocteau Twins, “Frosty the Snowman”
The Alarm, “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”
X, “Santa Claus is Coming To Town”
Depeche Mode, “Christmas Island”
Throwing Muses, “Santa Claus”
Kate Bush, “December Will Be Magic Again”
Pet Shop Boys, “It Doesn’t Often Snow at Christmas” (New Version)
Sinead O’Connor, “Silent Night”





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