Tips for Choosing the Best Music This Holiday Season
When you’re hosting a party you want to make sure everyone is comfortable and in a fun and festive mood. For Christmas parties, this can mean providing the right music for the season and the holiday.
Choosing music that will suit everyone can be difficult as of course everyone has different tastes, but if you stick to the classics and get outside your own comfort zone, you may be able to find the best choices for your holiday gatherings.
Often it’s good to choose a CD of compilation music since playing one band or singer over and over again can get very boring. You can find compilation music in a variety of formats, meaning standard Christmas instrumental music to modern-day pop music. Think of your guests and your party; what would suit everyone? If you’re having the grandparents over, consider singers from their generation such as Bing Crosby or Nat King Cole.
If you have a younger crowd visiting, you can choose music from later decades. Singers that were popular in the eighties and nineties include Prince, U2, Belinda Carlisle, and Elton John. You can often find a CD with these singers and their Christmas tunes.
To ensure that you have the music you want before the holiday season, consider creating a playlist on your MP3 player. This will mean being able to incorporate any number of songs and singers; you can mix up the classics and instrumental tunes with some softer pop music, which may keep your party more upbeat while still appealing to a wide variety of guests.