One of my favorite Okkervil River songs, I always save “Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas” for December, as Will Sheff so perfectly captures the emotional undercurrent of the season. Melancholic? Yes. Smart? Indeed.

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4 Responses to “Listening To Otis Redding At Home During Christmas…”

  1. me too, on all of the above.

  2. “In a room that’s not mine, but it’s just like I left it before” perfect sums up being home for the holidays. I’m on my way tomorrow, with the Belle and Sebastian Radio 1 Peel Session Christmas Special in tow. Should be good.

    Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays/New Year, etc. AD!

  3. Fantastic song, and fantastic source material too.

    Happy holidays, AD.

  4. […] be my favourite sad bastard Christmas song. Ever. Aquarium Drunkard knows what I’m talkin about. Day Bow Bow has a great holiday mix featuring it, even if they […]

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