Going For A Song: ‘So Much Wine, Merry Christmas’

Andrew Bird – ‘So Much Wine, Merry Christmas’

So from their earliest years carols have always been the music of the people first and the church second. Which begs the question what are the contemporary carols? Are they just the hymns we sing in church each Christmas or do pop songs count as well? Is White Christmas a carol, and what about Slade’s Merry Xmas Everybody?

Alexandra Coghlan, Author of Carol’s From King’s

and what about ‘So Much Wine, Merry Christmas’?