Navigating By The Stars, the first solo album by the New Model Army vocalist, is remarkable. I don’t know what else really to say — it’s an amazing achievement. If you are drawn at all to seafaring themes of adventure, serenity, and woe, you go grabbit now.
Mandatory Christmas Content: And Then We Dress Up Nice And Go To Midnight Mass
Here’s another modern classic, albeit a filthy one. Unfunny shock jocks Kevin & Bean used to put out funny Christmas albums, thanks to Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Corolla writing and performing on their show. This tune, from the compilation A Family Christmas (In Your Ass) is credited only to “Snoop And Friends” and features a Snoop impersonation so spot-on, it’ll fool your mother.
Snoop And Friends – Christmastime In The LBC