The 5 types of songs you’ll hear this holiday, in one chart

December 12, 2013

There are, I realize, exceptions and subcategories, but most Christmas and/or holiday songs fall into one of these pie chart zones.

seasonal singing

“Santa Baby”? Check. “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”? Check. “Sleigh Ride”? Check. “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”? Check.

There are also hymns, but those take a different chart.

Alexandra Petri writes the ComPost blog, offering a lighter take on the news and opinions of the day.
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