“What’s this? What’s this?”
If Christmas carols have taught us anything, it’s that the festive period and a rollicking good singalong go hand-in-hand. If you’re making a Christmas film, there’s a vast library of tunes you can tap into.
Or, better yet, you could craft your own classics to be added to Christmas playlists for eternity.
The Nightmare Before Christmas
has some of the most memorable songs of (relatively) recent years. ‘You’re a mean one, Mr Grinch’ is Christmas nostalgia distilled into sound, and of course, The Muppets knew how to bang out a tune before they evidenced it in their
Although, Bing Crosby’s crooning of Irving Berlin’s 'White Christmas', performed in 1942’s
, is possibly the most famous of all time, with the song’s hit status far outstripping anyone’s memories of the actual film, except for the fact Bing Crosby sings 'White Christmas' at some point during the running time.
In fact, it’s such an iconic song that a whole other film, called
, was created around it.