Christmas songs should always have a quite sad verse and an uplifting chorus - and if you can get a sexual inneundo in there as well like we did with "bells end" that's brilliant. If you a juvenile person like I am you are going to find amusement in it. Don't just modify a lyric to turn it into a Christmas song. In 2015 we did another song called I am Santa, which was a spin on one of our older songs and it was stupid. A Christmas song has to be designed as one from the first note that you write, you can't just sing Christmas at the end of the chorus otherwise it's not believable. You need to have dramatic percussion and sleigh bells. Children singing on it is also essential. We had a kids' choir that the record label found for us, and it turned out they were from the school mine and Dan's mum went to, which was a nice touch. Finally, the video has to include Christmas jumpers. They are the garment you wear to envelope you in the Christmas spirit. I actually wear a festive tank … [Read more...] about The Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins reveals ‘I spent £150k on coke when my Christmas song made £1m in a month’
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He told Radio 4: "I hope that if this mass testing regime comes off, that if the new tech we're working so hard on, work, or if we can get a vaccine between now and then, which we can’t rule out, then I hope we can have a happy and loving Christmas that people yearn for. … [Read more...] about Good Morning Britain viewers furious as Ben Shephard and Charlotte Hawkins discuss Christmas in September
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