QotD: This Song Makes Me Festive

WARNINGWARNINGWARNING [this is 1980s-ist]

ALSO RANZ

  • Prince, "Another Lonely Christmas"
  • Eurythmics, "Winter Wonderland"
  • Whitney Houston, "Do You Hear What I Hear?"

John Mellencamp "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
Last Christmas – WHAM
U2 – It's Christmas, Baby Please Come Home
Run DMC- Christmas In Hollis
Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses
Band Aid – Do They Know It's Christmas

Kim Wilde – RockinĀ“ around the christmas tree

QotD: Better than the original?

What is your favorite cover song?
Question submitted by Ray.

Too many to name, really, so I'll just fill in the blanks as they occur to me.

Chaka Khan's cover of Prince's "I Feel for You"
Bilal's cover of Radiohead's "High and Dry"
Anything Luther Vandross tackled except Lionel Richie and Diana Ross' "Endless Love" and Heatwave's "Always and Forever"
Gary Jules' cover of Tears for Fears' "Mad World"
Mark Eitzel's cover of Dusty Springfield's "No Easy Way Down"