5 Christmas Albums That Don’t Suck

With at least half of your local radio stations broadcasting the same overplayed Christmas songs non-stop, the sappy Hallmark element of the season can seem inescapable. To help you survive these last couple of days, here are five albums (and links!) that make spending extended periods of time with your family seem more bearable:

My Morning Jacket “Does Xmas Fiasco Style”

Bright Eyes “A Christmas Album”

Parenthetical Girls “Christmas.”

Sufjan Stevens “Silver & Gold: Songs for Christmas”

Gruff Rhys “Atheist Christmas”

– Happy holidays, y’all –