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Ten more alternative Christmas songs from the Beatles to, er, Glenn Hoddle

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Strange as it may seem to imagine, there was once a time when Fairytale Of New York was a rare enough Christmas presence that lots of people could and would nominate the song as the oh-so-alternative festive favourite.

There are, however, still plenty of seasonal songs surely destined to remain a little off-kilter and largely off your work do’s DJ playlist – so many, indeed, as to inspire a rival top ten to that already selected by a Metro colleague.

MORE: 10 alternative Christmas songs you probably haven’t heard before

10. Natalie Merchant, Children Go Where I Send Thee

For those fans of earnest 80s/90s eco-songsters giving breathy vocals to vaguely-religious Christmas ballads, there could be Sting’s The Angel Gabriel – but, a little, er, funkier, is Natalie Merchant’s ode to all involved in the nativity tale but above all that ‘little bitty baby’.

9. Buck Owens, Santa Looked A…

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