The Killers: Don’t Shoot Me Santa!

05 Dec

ADVENT DAY FIVE: Christmas. It’s not long away. And to celebrate advent, new content will be added to this blog every day in the countdown to the big day. You’ll see reviews, opinion pieces, links to some of my other work, videos – maybe even a short story! Remember to check back every day (in between the mad rush of packing presents, getting the freezer stocked up and watching Home Alone on repeat).

This year’s Christmas song by The Killers is especially unusual. It’s a sequel.

Yep, I Feel It In My Bones is the follow-up to 2007’s Don’t Shoot Me Santa, a song which is highly regarded by music fans and Killers lovers. It’s completely different from any other Christmas song – you can tell that by the title alone! But if you don’t believe me, here it is:

This year’s hit, created to raise funds for the AIDs charity, (RED), features the return of Ryan Pardey as Santa, and starts with a rather ominous:

“Dear Santa,

I’m writing you a letter. I’m sure you’ve got it all figured out.”

You can find out his plan tomorrow…

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