‘Tis the season for second rate Christmas Carols. Despite the fact that we already have more than enough Christmas music to get us through the holidays, every year we’re presented a new batch of cornball covers and cringe-worthy originals.
For the 5th year in a row, The Killers have penned a modern holiday hymn to benefit the (RED) Foundation.
In the Jared Hess directed video for “Boots“, a homeless man finds the Christmas spirit just in time to drag his sorry ass back to the family he abandoned:
Not to be outdone, Coldplay has issued “Christmas Lights” — a more overtly Christmassy tune with a more festive video and a freshly shorn Chris Martin:
The Coldplay carol probably has the better chance of making it into the mall muzak rotation next Christmas. Beats Mannheim Steamroller I guess.