Listen To The Shins Cover “Wonderful Christmastime” For Starbucks Holiday Mix

    Don’t be swayed by heathen holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving–Christmas is just around the corner in 57 days! In honor of the approaching festivities, Starbucks, your one-stop source for yuletide merriment (and diabetes-inducing holiday drinks), is offering a compilation of hip Christmas covers sure to melt your cold, cold heart. Holidays Rule features Andrew Bird, Heartless Bastards, The Civil Wars, Rufus Wainwright (w/Sharon Van Etten), among others, and will be available starting tomorrow, Oct. 30, via Hear Music. Listen below to The Shins doing their cheery best on a “Wonderful Christmastime.” [Stereogum]

    Holidays Rule

    01 fun. – “Sleigh Ride”
    02 The Shins – “Wonderful Christmas Time”
    03 Rufus Wainwright With Sharon Van Etten – “Baby It’s Cold Outside”
    04 Paul McCartney – “The Christmas Song Ages”
    05 Black Prairie Feat. Sallie Ford – “Man With The Bag”
    06 Civil Wars – “I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day”
    07 Calexico – “Green Grows The Holly”
    08 AgesandAges – “We Need A Little Christmas”
    09 Holly Golightly – “That’s What I Want For Christmas”
    10 Irma Thomas With Preservation Hall Jazz Band – “May Everyday Be Christmas”
    11 Heartless Bastards – “Blue Christmas”
    12 Eleanor Friedberger – “Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me”
    13 Fruit Bats – “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”
    14 Y La Bamba – “Senor Santa”
    15 The Punch Bros. – “O Come O Come, Emmanuel”
    16 The Head & The Heart – “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve”
    17 Andrew Bird – “Auld Lang Syne”