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25 Days of Christmas Songs That Do Not Suck: Sofia Talvik

~ Moar moar moar ~


Want a (free or pay-what-you-want) Christmas song? Of course you do! Who doesn't!


And Sofia Talvik is a long-time (Swedish) Useless Critic favorite.


Download, share, support- click here! There's also more good news concerning Sofia: She'll be touring the United States again next year. Something to definitely look forward to.


Here's Sofia's story behind the song:

Every year I release a free Christmas single as a gift to all my fans. This year, since I'm spending Christmas in Berlin, I figured I should write a Christmas song about Berlin. 

Berlin is a complex city, it’s both new and old, rich and poor and that triggered my imagination for this song. A friend of mine told me about his apartment in Friedrichshain which is huge, but run down. They're on the top floor but there are holes in the roof in the attic above them, and sometimes the heating goes out in the middle of winter and leaves the flat very cold. This reminded me of an old children’s tale by Danish author H.C Anderson, The little Match Girl (read it here) and inspired me to write sort of a modern take on the little match girl’s story. 

As always the Christmas single is “pay what you want” which means you can have it for free or donate whatever you think it is worth. 

A big thank you to everyone who helped me make this song come alive by adding their magic.

:)


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