Christmas music: is there a magic formula behind festive chart-toppers?

Dr Jonathan Hodgers, Adjunct Teaching Fellow, Department of Music, asks what makes good Christmas music in this article for The Conversation. Dr Hodgers looks at how Christmas music has changed over time from a "utopia of shared values" to festive chart rebellions dictating UK chart success through popular campaigns for alternative music.

23 Dec 2021

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