When can you start listening to Christmas music? – Latest News

 Christmas is a time for giving, but for some, that means giving other people headaches as they blast the same five festive songs on loop
 If you’re a fan of the seasonal sing-song, deciding when you can put on your Christmas tunes without drawing the ire of everyone around you can be tricky
 So when can you start listening? When can you start listening to Christmas songs?  You can listen year-round if that’s your poison, but if even the Queen of Christmas herself Mariah Carey refuses to perform All I Want for Christmas until after Thanksgiving, you could probably hold off too
 So to abide by Mariah’s timeline, you’d have to wait until after Friday 29 November this year
   And holding off on blasting Christmas songs might even be better off your productivity as, in 2017, Clinical Psychologist Linda Blair told Sky News that listening to Christmas songs too much can stop you focusing on anything else
 She said: ‘People working in the shops at Christmas have to [tune out] Christmas music, because if they don’t, it really does stop you from being able to focus on anything else
You’re simply spending all of your energy trying not to hear what you’re hearing
’  This can apply to office workers with an office playlist or people driving too
  Christmas song radio stations and playlists  If you’re undeterred, playlists and Christmas song radio stations start popping up at the start of November
 If you download the Global Player app, you have access to Heart Extra Xmas which plays non-stop Christmas music
 The pop-up radio station started up again on 1 November.  You can listen to it on the app, ask Alexa to play Heart Christmas or listen online
 One track you can expect to hear on the airwaves this year is Baby, It’s Cold Outside after Kelly Clarkson and John Legend gave it a Me Too makeover
   Lyrics that were considered un-PC by modern listeners included lines like: ‘Say what’s in this drink?’ and ‘I ought to say no, no, no’
 The new lyrics include:  ‘What will my friends think…’ ‘I think they should rejoice,’ ‘… if I have one more drink?’ ‘It’s your body, and your choice

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