Mixtape — December 19, 2012 at 8:22 am

Download: Slicing Up Eyeballs Christmas Mix 2012 — 97 minutes of holiday cheer

As promised on last night’s Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio, here’s an extended version of this year’s Christmas mix — a nearly 100-minute set featuring seasonal songs from the likes of The Fall, Al Jourgensen, Cocteau Twins, The Smithereens and more — for your streaming and/or downloading pleasure.

Check it out — and merry Christmas!


Tracklist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Christmas Mix 2012

1. Ramones, “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)”
2. The Primitives, “You Trashed My Christmas”
3. The Fall, “Jingle Bell Rock” (Peel Session)
4. They Might Be Giants, “Santa’s Beard”
5. Al Jourgensen, “It’s Always Christmas Time”
6. The Smithereens, “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer”
7. The Pogues f/ Kirsty MacColl, “Fairytale of New York”
8. The Pretenders, “2,000 Miles”
9. Erasure, “Silent Night”
10. R.E.M., “Silver Bells”
11. U2, “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)”
12. Cocteau Twins, “Frosty the Snowman”
13. The Alarm, “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)”
14. X, “Santa Claus is Coming To Town”
15. Depeche Mode, “Christmas Island”
16. Throwing Muses, “Santa Claus”
17. Kate Bush, “December Will Be Magic Again”
18. Pet Shop Boys, “It Doesn’t Often Snow at Christmas” (New Version)
19. Iggy Pop, “White Christmas”
20. Miracle Legion, “Little Drummer Boy”
21. The Specials, “Holiday Fortnight”
22. Sonic Youth, “Santa Doesn’t Cope Out On Dope”
23. Cocteau Twins, “Winter Wonderland”
24. R.E.M., “Christmas Griping”
25. Three Wise Men (aka XTC), “Thanks For Christmas”
26. Book of Love, “We Three Kings”
27. Erasure, “She Won’t Be Home”
28. The Fall, “(We Wish You) A Protein Christmas”
29. The Flaming Lips, “White Christmas” (Live at WXPN)
30. Bing Crosby and David Bowie, “Little Drummer Boy”
31. Sinead O’Connor, “Silent Night”




  1. Ah, nothing says Christmas like The Fall.

  2. Thanks!

  3. Great mix! But WTF Depeche Mode! How the hell is that Christmas Island?

  4. No Stiff Little Fingers “white Christmas”?? Coal for you! (Or should that be me. Fire coal man for you?)

  5. where is the link ??!?!?!

  6. Art Trombley

    One of my favorite Christmas mixes is the 2012 mix. I cannot not find my file anywhere. Is it possible to get this again? I would really appreciate it )as I do all the mix tapes posted here.
    Thank you so much.

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