Listen to this insane mash-up of 100 classic Christmas songs

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A mash-up of the 100 most popular Christmas songs has surfaced online.

‘The Chaos Carol’, which you can listen to below, splices Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas’, Wham!’s ‘Last Christmas’, Pentatonix’ ‘Hallelujah’ and a host of other festive hits together.

Its creator Petter Rudwall explained the art behind his musical monstrosity in an essay.

“Me personally,” he wrote. “I’ve always had a hard time wrapping my head around Christmas Carols. I dunno, might be something with the joyful, yet plastic, tone to the songs, or simply the happy-go-lucky vibe. Can’t stand it. Save me.”

Read more: Seasonably Rich: How Much Are Musicians Making From Our Favourite Christmas Songs?


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Earlier, James Corden unveiled a Christmas special of ‘Carpool Karaoke’.

The popular segment features on James Corden’s Late Late Show in the US and has become a viral hit since its launch. It sees famous celebrities, often singers, singing in a car while Corden drives them around. The likes of Adele, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga and Michelle Obama have all made ‘Carpool Karaoke’ appearances.

This festive special sees an all-star cast including Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Mariah Carey, Adele, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Joe Jonas, Elton John, Lady Gaga and Red Hot Chili Peppers, all belting out ‘All I Want For Christmas’.

Meanwhile, in the UK singles chart The X Factor winner Matt Terry is battling it out with the Jo Cox charity single for Christmas Number One.

Terry’s song ‘When Christmas Comes Around’, which was written by Ed Sheeran, reached the top three after being made available to buy and stream earlier this week.

The Rolling Stones cover of ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’, features Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson, Cockney Rebel’s Steve Harley, KT Tunstall, David Gray and MPs, will see sales of the single raise money for a charity set up in Mrs Cox’s name.

The Stones have waived royalties from sales of the Christmas single.