Hi’s Eye Staff Holiday Playlist

        ​’Tis the season for festivities and cheer, and the Hi’s Eye staff is back with another playlist to help you get into the holiday spirit! Your favorite staffers picked their favorite winter tunes and have put them in one handy playlist. Head to hiseye.org and click on the “Iris” tab to see what the staff has to say about their favorite songs, and to access the Spotify playlist.

All I Want for Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey

​”This song is such a classic and a true jam. It always puts me in the fun Christmas mood”
-Caitlin Hogge
“I don’t really like holiday music that much, but this song gets you in the Christmas spirit and has a very catchy melody”
– Lucy Gretsky

“It’s a classic and really gets me in the holiday spirit ”
​-Emily Finn

Last Christmas – Wham!

​​​”Listen, even if you don’t know the words, you know the words. This is a hit that never gets old, and will always get the holiday party started”
– Noelle Mesbah

​Mistletoe – Justin Bieber

​​”If you say you don’t sing along…you’re lying”
– Madison Pena

“It is very catchy and gets me excited for the holidays”
-Sara Isser

The Hanukkah Song – Adam Sandler

This is a fantastic song that represents the Jewish holidays and we need to address Hanukkah because it is just as important as Christmas”
-Jordan Sacher

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – The Jackson 5


​”I love this song because it paints a clear picture in my head that I find very entertaining”
-Greta Frontero

Deck the Halls – Pentatonix

​”This my favorite song because it is so upbeat and all of the different voices of Pentatonix make it sound so amazing”
Olivia Milford

Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! – Frank Sinatra

I have these two snowmen that I’ve had forever that dance and sing to it and the holidays wouldn’t be the holidays without them”
-Anna Masciandaro

Happy Xmas (War is Over) – John Lennon


“This song brings together classic, traditional Christmas music with a modern tone that also includes the vibe of national pride”
-Stewie Pollock

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – Michael Bublé


“Nothing screams the word “Christmas” like Michael Bublé’s Christmas album”
– Sam Forcht

A Marshmallow World – Dean Martin


​”Listening to this song feels exactly like waking up on a snow day”
– Eve Crandall

The Dreidel Song – Jill Markawitz


“This song is so upbeat and always gets stuck in my head. It’s very catchy and has been around for a long time. Also the Jewish religion is being represented through this song”
-Nathalie Tucker

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Michael Bublé


​”Like Sam said you cannot celebrate Christmas without blasting Michael Bublé’s album. It is just not acceptable”
– Haley Tomasso

Santa Tell Me – Ariana Grande


​”It’s a festive jam that is impossible to finish listening to without getting on your feet and boogying”
– Jessica Shih

Christmas Wrapping – the Waitresses


“My family has always listened to it and its a fun, nontraditional Christmas song”
– Rollins Terry

Holly Jolly Christmas – Michael Bublé

​”It always gets me turning up the volume and singing along”
– Chelsea Frisch

Only Thing I Ever Get for Christmas – Justin Bieber


Christmas and Justin Bieber make a pretty great combo”
– Lindsay Freidenrich

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Raindeer – Gene Autry


​”It’s a classic”
– Bridget Hyland

It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas – Johnny Mathis


​​”It gets me in the holiday mood”
– Joe Lotano

Get the Playlist Here!