Holiday Songs From Miley, Fetty Wap, Katy Perry, Carly Rae Jepsen & More: Must-Hear Music Podcast

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Katy Perry performs onstage during "The Prismatic World Tour" at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. 

Happy holidays! On this week's Must-Hear Music podcast, we're getting in the seasonal spirit and looking at a few 2015 Christmas songs -- and one underrated track from a Christmas past.

First up we talk about Miley Cyrus' stunning version of "Silent Night," part of her performance on the Netflix special A Very Murray Christmas. Then we turn our attention to Fetty Wap's latest, an entry in the growing catalog of hip-hop holiday songs, titled "Merry Xmas" ft. Monty.

Back in the pop world, we talk about Katy Perry's short but sugary sweet "Every Day Is a Holiday," a song recorded for an H&M ad that we agree needs an official studio version. For an offering above the border, we're looking at Carly Rae Jepsen's faithful rendition of Wham!'s holiday heartbreaker, "Last Christmas."

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In the indie realm, we check out the new Christmas album from Cassie Ramone of Vivian Girls, Christmas In Reno, which includes an appealing lo-fi version of Darlene Love's "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)."

And as for the song of Christmas past, Erin Strecker shocks us (me and Denise Warner) by recommending a tune from Barenaked Ladies and Sarah McLachlan from the album Barenaked for the Holidays (who knew?).

Listen to the 2015 Must-Hear Music: Holiday Edition podcast below or download it on iTunes, and check out the songs we're talking about after the SoundCloud.

Miley Cyrus, "Silent Night" (from A Very Murray Christmas)

Fetty Wap ft. Monty, "Merry Xmas"

Carly Rae Jepsen, "Last Christmas"

Katy Perry, "Everyday Is a Holiday"

Barenaked Ladies & Sarah McLachlan, "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings"

Cassie Ramone, "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"


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