New Music Monday – Your Fave Xmas Song: ‘Fairytale of New York’

Hell yeah…it’s New Music Monday! Last week, readers picked their favourite Xmas song for me to record and this was the result: ‘Fairytale of New York’ by The Pogues.

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18 comments on “New Music Monday – Your Fave Xmas Song: ‘Fairytale of New York’

  1. I’ll be honest Derek – I was a bit worried about a cover of one of the most iconic Christmas songs of our time. However, as they say on the X-Factor ….. you nailed it!! Fair play, man. πŸ™‚

  2. MoloneyKing says:

    Only you could do such a great cover Derek. Love this one.

  3. Maura says:

    The second years say ‘Hell yeah…” Derek…thanks for picking our favourite song \o/ !!
    Maura – great stuff πŸ™‚ Happy christmas from all in Calasantius College, Oranmore.

  4. Who doesn’t love Fairytale of New York?! And you’ve done a brilliant job with it too, Derek! Is there no end to your talent. My favourite one yet! x

  5. I was a bit worried about listening to a cover of my fave Christmas song but it’s fantastic. Love it, love it, love it! Shane who? πŸ™‚

  6. writermels says:

    Wow, going goosey here because I’ve met you! Well done, you! Loved it.

    Merry Christmas! x

  7. Really enjoyed that Derek, I love Fairytale of New York.

  8. Lovely! Great job. One of my favourite songs, EVER! Happy Christmas to you and your family! πŸ™‚

  9. I LOVE this song, I LOVE Sharon Corr’s covers and I LOVE yours πŸ™‚
    There’s no way to end wrong when mixing good songs and good musicians/singers πŸ™‚

  10. Liza says:

    Love. This! Happy Christmas, Derek!!

  11. I love it Derek. I love the Pogues singing this one and get Goosebumps every time I hear it. Got those same Goosebumps just now listening to you singing. Well done Derek.

  12. Amy Eyrie says:

    Wow! Brilliant! So much passion.

  13. This is wonderful! I love it. πŸ˜€

  14. Louise says:

    Sorry for taking so long to visit – but it was worth the wait – loved it:)

  15. LOVE your music and so happy to find your blog πŸ™‚ Merry Christmas!

  16. Ciara mccorley says:

    I personally am quite sick of fairytale of New York, but when you sing it? New lease of life it needed πŸ™‚

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