A Christmas Duel

“I bought no gift this year and I slept with your sister.”

“That’s ok honey, cos I bought no tree this year and I slept with your brother”

Could there be any more magical (!) Christmas lyrics than these? They come from an unlikely duet between the deep voiced Hives and the helium filled Cyndi Lauper who’ve teamed up for ‘A Christmas Duel’. ¬†Utterly charming, pounding with Spector-esque production and bursting with fun, I doubt there will be a Christmas song to top this for a few years to come. It’s been ‘stuck on repeat’ for the last half an hour.


Download it for free between 28 Р30th November at The Hives website or pay (and get it into the charts!!) from December 1.

2 thoughts on “A Christmas Duel

  1. Now there’s a pairing I’d never have considered!
    I was initially cynical reading about it – Fairytale of New York rip off I thought – but it’s actually a really good tune. I wonder who’s idea it was.. Interesting stuff!

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