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Listen to our Christmas playlist!

Christmas is well and truly on the way, so we thought we would take the opportunity, to share some of our favourite Christmas songs with you, right up to the big day!

Check back here to see who's made it to our list and who from our team nominated it:


1 December

"Run, Rudolph, Run" by Chuck Berry | nominated by Karl Chapman, Cultural Venues Manager

2 December

"Christmas Wrapping" by The Waitresses | nominated by Anita Irvine, Ticketing Services Manager 

3 December

"I Wish It Was Christmas Today" by Julian Casablancas | nominated by Katrina Hamilton, Ticketing Services Supervisor

4 December

"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" by Ella Fitzgerald | nominated by Erin Burden Event Co-ordinator

5 December

"Lonely This Christmas" by The Osmonds | nominated by the Usher Hall, to celebrate The Osmonds visit to the Hall on Friday 7 December

6 December

"All I Want for Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey | nominated by (well, everyone really! But especially Bars Manager John-Paul Valentine) Inspired by Love Actually, with live orchestra at Usher Hall on 8 Dec

7 December

"Shake up Christmas" by Train | nominated by Front of House Manager Paul McKerrow

8 December

“Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy” by David Bowie and Bing Crosby | nominated by Kevin Haddow Operations Manager

9 December

 “It Doesn’t Often Snow at Christmas” by The Pet Shop Boys | nominated by Sales Co-ordinator, Jane Anstruther

10 December

"Blue Christmas" by The Lumineers | nominated by Karl Chapman, Cultural Venues Manager

11 December

"Snow" by the cast of White Christmas | nominated by Usher Hall admin team (giving us an excuse to sing along today!)

12 December

"I Was Born On Christmas Day" by St Etienne | nominated by James Taylor FOH Duty Manager

13 December

Tchaikovsky’s The  Nutcracker | nominated by the Usher Hall for our friends at the RSNO who are performing excerpts from this Christmas classic on Friday 14 December.

14 December

"Jingle Bell Rock" by Rogue Wave | nominated by James Bruce, Programme Development Manager

15 December

"Wonderful Christmastime" by Paul McCartney | nominated by the Usher Hall to celebrate the Bootleg Beatles playing here tonight!

16 December

“In Dulci Jubilo” by the Sixteen | nominated by Box office Supervisor Anthony Mudge

17 December

“Last Christmas” by Wham | nominated by Business Development Manager, Shona Clelland

18 December

"River" by Joni Mitchell | nominated by the Usher Hall admin team

19 December

"Feliz Navidad" by Jose Feliciano | nominated by the Usher Hall admin team

20 December

"White Christmas" by Pink Martini | nominated for Karl Chapman, Cultural Venues Manager

21 December

"Walking in the Air" by Aled Jones | nominated by everyone, to celebrate the RSNO Christmas concert

22 December

"I Believe In Father Christmas" by Greg Lake  | nominated by Tricia Young Ticketing Services Manager

23 December

"Fairytale of New York" by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl  | nominated by Linda Alexander, Events Co-ordinator

24 December

"Winter Wonderland" by Tony Bennett and Laga Gaga | nominated by Karl Chapman, Cultural Venues Manager

That's it for our 2018 Christmas Playlist.  We hope you all have a very Merry Christmas!









Get in the Christmas mood, by listening to our festive picks here: Spotify Playlist