We could have pulled a fast one on you here valued reader – we premiered Mad Crush’s single ‘Northern Lights‘ at the end of October, and that’s got a bit of a wintry connection. We could have just run that again. But no – we don’t resell previously announced music and claim it as new. That would never do. Plus this Festive Season Song is a cover of Yoko Ono’s fifty year old song.
As you’d expect from Yoko it has beautifully constructed lyrics, and Mad Crush have done a wonderful job of putting their particular spin on it – it’s a dreamy antidote to commercialised year end consumerism.
Hey, still here? Well – as an added bonus now that you’re in a Yoko mood here’s her perfect chilly contribution to Festive cheer. Well, maybe not cheer: “I knew a girl………who tried to walk across the lake / ’course it was winter when all this was ice / That’s a hell of a thing to do, you know.“.