Sorry Bob Dylan, sorry Scholars, sorry Blakfish, sorry...uh Rage?
But the very best yuletide record of 2009 was unquestionably put out by Sheffield's very own Slow Club. Quixotic lyrics, beautiful but never ever overdone girl/boy vocal interplay and better hooks that David Haye.
(Plus it's approved by Penny and Le Saucy)
Along with Pulled Apart By Horses, Bell Plaines and Ellie Goulding they're my bands to watch in the opening act of the new decade. Checkitttt