Christmas Song Advent Calendar 2017: Day 21

  • ARTIST: The Killers feat. Toni Halliday
  • SONG: A Great Big Sled
  • ALBUM: A Great Big Sled (2006, Universal Island)

Back in our NME reading days – i.e. when we were in Sixth Form – The Killers, and indeed Brandon Flowers, were a bit of an obsession for us. And for what seemed like every year for about four years between 2006 and 2009, they released a brand new Christmas song.

This one, the first, a duet with Toni Halliday, former lead vocalist with Curve, was the absolute best. When Brandon sings with youthful, wild abandon, about how he wants to run around like a kid in the snow, we feel that bit more festive thus (and also about 17 or 18 again).

Don’t forget to follow our Spotify playlist to ensure you’re getting all the songs each day in the run up to Christmas!

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