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Michael Bublé's 'Christmas' is still one of the most recognisable albums of all time

Well done Michael.

Well, it’s finally December, AKA Christmas month, AKA the most wonderful time of the year. Some of us have been blasting carols since it clicked over to the first, but with the official holiday only a week away, now’s the time to really start pumping that Christmas cheer.

Granted, there’s a lot of shocking Christmas albums out there, but one tried and true favourite has got to be Christmas, from Canadian crooner, Michael Bublé. With 16 tracks, it’s a pretty hefty offering, guaranteed to satisfy your sing-along desires.

There’s traditional tunes like ‘Silent Night’, ‘White Christmas’ and, of course, ‘Jingle Bells’, as well as a myriad of more modern favourites, including ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ (arguably Mariah Carey’s most iconic song).

It’s Bublé’s rendition of ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’ that really makes this album though, and is definitely the best track on the record. But all of the tunes manage to hit the mark, delivering just the right amount of Christmas cheer without being overly cheesy.

Obviously not everyone is into carols or Christmas pop albums, but Bublé’s is a pretty safe bet for getting even the grinchiest into the festive spirit.

8/10