Elton John Unveils 2023 Favourite Christmas Songs List

Elton John Christmas 2023
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British singer and pianist, Elton John has unveiled his 2023 favourite Christmas songs list. Check out the full post below.

He shared his choice as part of a Christmas edition of his Rocket Hour show on Apple Music. The list included his own 1973 festive hit ‘Step Into Christmas’ along with seasonal songs and covers by Elvis, RAYE, and Phoebe Bridgers.

He revealed the list via Instagram with the caption, “It’s the Rocket Hour Christmas Special!

This year I have selected an eclectic mix of old and new, ranging from festive classics from The Ronettes, Elvis Presley and Greg Lake, to some of my favourite new Christmas songs and covers from contemporary artists including RAYE, Phoebe Bridgers and Sufjan Stevens, as well as some lesser-known deep cuts. Hope some of these make it onto your Christmas playlist these holidays.

Wishing all my Rocket Hour listeners Happy Holidays and I look forward to bringing you more shows and the latest new music in the New Year! 🎄⭐️🚀”

Elton John’s top Christmas tracks of 2023 are:

  • Greg Lake – ‘I Believe In Father Christmas’
  • Elvis Presley – ‘Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me’
  • Girl In Red – ‘Two Queens In A King Size Bed’
  • Phoebe Bridgers – ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Xmas’
  • Sufjan Stevens – ‘That Was The Worst Christmas Ever!
  • Raye – ‘O Holy Night’
  • James Brown – ‘Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto’
  • Nat King Cole – ‘The Christmas Song
  • Khruangbin – ‘Christmas Time Is Here’
  • Eels – ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Cool This Xmas’
  • The Waitresses – ‘Christmas Wrapping’
  • Lead Belly – ‘On A Christmas Day’
  • Sleigh Ride – ‘Spike Jones’
  • Burl Ives – ‘Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer’
  • Pretenders – ‘2000 Miles’
  • The Ronettes – ‘I Saw Mummy Kissing Santa Claus’
  • Elton John – ‘Step Into Christmas’

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Elton John Unveils 2023 favourite Christmas songs