Top of the Yuletime Pops.

Top of the Yuletime Pops.

A festive piece for CALM discussing what makes a good Christmas song timeless. Or at least, what makes one not want to make you stuff mince pies in your ears. Go forth and enjoy!


I know, I know, it’s only September…

…but the news that veteran US punk legends Bad Religion are set to release a Christmas album is frankly far too exciting to keep quiet about. Set to include interpretations of classic Christmas carols, it’s sure to be the perfect antidote to those of us who are sick of the usual endless repeats of Slade, Wizzard et al. It’s due for release on October 28 through (who else?) Epitaph.

In the mean time, here’s ‘Broken’, from 2002’s ‘The Process Of Belief’:

Bad Religion – ‘Broken’