The Approaching Worms of Christmas
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This chart tracks Christmas-music listening as a share of total Spotify streaming, by country by day. Some interesting notes:
In the Philippines, the Christmas-music season opens with unmistakable decisiveness on September 1. I initially thought this was a data error.
It is not
Other countries don't get
in the spirit
until November 1, but after that
quickly takes over.
, you cannot compete with
actual Northern winter
Premature pre-Christmas Christmas-music listening surges
on the weekends.
Happy Holidays from
PS: If the
new Christmas music
isn't what you want, there's still a lot of
older Christmas music
that probably hasn't gotten any worse. And if that isn't enough, there's also
Every Noise at Xmas