Christmas Songs
Christmas Songs

Best Drum Christmas Songs to Play in [currentyear]

Christmas is a great time of year. Another thing that is great about Christmas is Christmas songs. Music is a big part of Christmas for most people, and Christmas songs are a great example of this.

Spending time on Christmas with friends and family is a great way to spend Christmas. But it would be great if you can celebrate Christmas with good music. Music that contains drum rhythms will further enliven the glitter of Christmas.

As Christmas songs are great, some Drum Christmas Song is better than others. Today, I am going to tell you about the best drum christmas songs out of all Christmas songs.

12 Best Christmas Songs for Drums

Christmas Songs
Christmas Songs

1) I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day | Wizard

I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day by Wizard Drums Cover

I wish it could be Christmas every day is a popular christmas songs, written by Roy Wood and performed by the English glam rock band Wizzard. The lyrics reference various aspects of British life such as marmalade and John Lewis department store. This song is peaked at number three in the UK Singles Chart in 1973 and sold 1.5 million copies in the UK, and is often played on British radio at Christmas.

This popular song was first released as a single in 1973, by Roy Wood’s band Wizzard, who had just enjoyed a string of hits. I Wish It could be Christmas Everyday was co-written by Roy Wood and features brass and strings arranged by Andrew Jackman.

It was written by band member Paul Weller and recorded for the band’s third studio album I Should Coco, which was released in November 1995. The song immediately became very popular in Europe, particularly the Unitedry Day.  The song was a commercial success and has been released as a charity single every year since 1995, with the exception of 2007. It has also been included in each Year In Review segment on the UK TV show Newsround.

2) All I Want For Christmas Is You | Mariah Carey

All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey Drums Cover

All I Want For Christmas Is You is a “drum song” in the sense that it has drums playing throughout the entire track, but only one drum is used which makes it easy to play along with. The simplicity of All I Want For Christmas Is You also makes it a great drums practice song, you can focus on one element of your drumming at a time while still playing along to an entire tune.

All I Want For Christmas Is You is a trendy Christmas song, so most likely, you have heard this song played somewhere in your life, whether it was in a department store or on the radio. This Christmas song has a fast rhythm and is very Christmasy. If you’re looking for upbeat Christmas songs to get into the Christmas spirit, this is one of them!

To play All I Want For Christmas Is You on drums, you’ll need a drum set consisting of at least one snare and one tom. If you’re playing along with the christmas song in its original key (C major), then the toms you chose should also be in C. The christmas song begins with a strong snare rhythm, followed by another snare hit on the second beat of the third bar. From there, continue playing drum beats similar to what you hear in the christmas song.

3) Merry Christmas Everybody | Slade

Merry Christmas Everybody by Slade Drums Cover

Whether you are religious or not, Christmas songs can be fun to play on drums. There are lots of christmas song which don’t sound christmassy at all but they’re just played for the rhythm and beats. The best christmas songs for playing drums on sound great even if you don’t play it in time with christmas music.

This christmas song is a fun christmas song for drummers to play. I like the drum beat because it sounds like an African drum rhythm and because its quite fast, which makes it great for playing on drums at christmas time. Merry Christmas Everybody by Slade is probably one of the most famous christmas songs ever, it was even christmas number one.

Merry christmas everybody is also the best christmas song for playing drums to, so i recommend this christmas song to drummers who are looking for christmas drum songs. If you want something more low key then try the next christmas song on our list. Marry Christmas!

4) Sister Winter | Sufjan Stevens

Sister Winter by Sufjan Stevens Drums Cover

It’s that time of year for christmas in the north pole. Santa is putting in long hours with his elves in order to get all of the presents wrapped, in their correct boxes, and loaded into his sleigh.  But when he steps away for a few minutes Sister Winter comes out to goof off on christmas eve even though it makes christmas take longer to complete. Basically, this is the story behind the christmas song Sister Winter by Sufjan Stevens.

This christmas song is not like most christmas songs. It’s more like a christmas poem set to music and it tells the story of Sister Winter messing up christmas eve for Santa Claus even though it makes christmas take longer to complete.  

There are no sleigh bells or jingling in this song which makes sense because it’s about christmas at the north pole where Santa Claus lives with his elves.  The song goes through all of christmas eve and into christmas day telling how Sister Winter keeps coming out to play even though she knows that it slows down christmas for everyone else.

5) Christmas Lights | Coldplay
Christmas Lights by Coldplay Drums Cover

Christmas is upon us, and if you are like me, you enjoy the christmas songs that play on the radio. I’m sure many of you agree with me when I say christmas music isn’t just for christmas time. Unfortunately, there is a severe lack of great christmas drum songs out there. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of christmas songs that you can play on the drums.

Christmas Lights by Coldplay is one of my recommendations! This christmas song is by far the best christmas drum song because it has a steady beat that sounds great with a metronome. The left hand should play quarter notes while the right hand keeps with grace notes. Be

Make sure you keep your playing style soft, and listen to the song for the correct rhythm. It’s gonna be a great choice for one of your Christmas songs!

6) Feed The World | Band-Aid

Feed The World by Band-Aid Drums Cover

Next one, I’m going to share with you the best christmas song for drum. For christmas every year it is tradition that we play christmas songs during different events like family get-togethers or corporate christmas parties.

If you need to play christmas music during christmas parties or christmas events you should find the best christmas song for drums first before anything else. The best christmas song for drum is not always about your taste of christmas songs but rather how well it would fit

One of that songs is Feed The World by Band-Aid. If you are looking for the best christmas song for drums, this is one of your choices. So, here’s how to play Feed The World by Band-Aid on drums.

First thing first, in order to play christmas songs with drum set, you will need a drum set obviously!

Next follow along the drum christmas song tutorial to learn how to play christmas songs on drums

So if you are looking for christmas songs that can be played on drums, Feed The World by Band-Aid is one of the best christmas song for drum. Now go ahead and try it yourself!

7) Last Christmas | Wham

Last Christmas by Wham Drums Cover

The next best drum song for Christmas goes to Last Christmas by Wham. This song is more straightforward than any other song mentioned in this article, but it’s still fun to play. All you need to do is play the snare on the 2 + 4 and keep a steady groove through.

In the process of making this song, George Michael wrote, performed, produced and played every single instrument on the track. He used a LinnDrum drum machine, a Roland Juno-60 synth and sleigh bells, they began recording the song in the summer. You can enjoy this song to hype the christmas vibes!

8) Emanuel | Falling Up

Emanuel by Falling Up Drums Cover

Emanuel by Falling Up is one of the choice for drum christmas song. It has a very christmasy sound. The drums beat perfectly to the song and it’s a small christmas miracle that they managed to fit so many words into 2 minutes and 27 seconds.

The song starts off with an intro that sounds like christmas bells. The main part of the christmas song is played with drums, bass guitar and christmas bells playing in the background. Towards the end of the christmas song there is a minute long epic drum solo that is both christmasy and spectacular at the same time (and quite difficult to do if you think about it).

On the christmas song Emanuel by Falling Up, the christmas bells are played very well and so is the drum. The christmas bells sound good because they have a nice high pitched christmasy sound which makes it sounds like christmas. The instruments on christmas song Emanuel by Falling Up are also played very well.

9) Fairytale Of New York | The Pogues

Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues Drums Cover

Move to the next song, Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues. This is one of the choice for drum christmas song. Instrumental christmas songs for some people are boring, but if you manage to find just the right song, it can be a great experience. You might not believe there are actually christmas songs that sound good with drums, but this article will show some of those christmas songs.

Fairytale Of New York by The Pogues is a good song for drumming . The whole christmas song is very inspiring, but if you are looking for the best drum christmas song part of it, then you should just listen to the intro.

The christmas drums song Fairytale Of New York has quick kick and hi-hat cymbals with double bass drums at certain parts. It is a christmas song with drums that can be very energetic and fun to play.

10) Step Into Christmas | Elton John

Step Into Christmas by Elton John Drums Cover

Once again, this is one of the choice for drum christmas song. It’s called Step Into Christmas by Elton John.

Step Into Christmas by Elton John is one of christmas song which contains christmas spirit. When you play it, the positive christmas mood will come out and your christmas party will be fun. You can try to sing along its lyrics if you are not good at drumming. So get ready for christmas with Step Into Christmas.

Step Into Christmas by Elton John is a good song for drumming christmas song. There are christmas songs which only have christmas lyrics but do not contain christmas mood, Step Into Christmas by Elton John has christmas spirit so it’s a good christmas choice for drummers.

11) Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree | Brenda Lee

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee Drums Cover

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee is also one of the choice for drum christmas song. Brenda Lee recorded the song on November 11, 1958. It was released as a single on Decca Records in 1959 and has been covered by many artists since then. This christmas song is so good for christmas time drum beat even though it doesn’t have a lot of drum beats but can be used as christmas christmas song for drum christmas christmas songs christmas christmas christmas christmash christmash christmash christm ash.

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee is really good for drum beats on your drums. Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee also have very long notes, especially the first syllable, which is actually stretched out for about three counts. So if you are looking for christmas song to play, Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee should be one of your best choice.

12) Christmas Wrapping | The Waitresses

Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses Drums Cover

And the last is Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses. This is such a good choice for drum christmas song. It’s a christmas song that is very easy with a straight beat. It has a really nice tune to it, and makes for a good christmas drum christmas song. You can use this christmas song as your christmas drum practice.

Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses will make it worth your time listening to christmas songs. This christmas drum christmas song is what you need to make your christmas more christmasy. It’s a good christmas song for drums, and it fits the holiday spirit perfectly. If you are looking for some christmas songs to play on drum this christmas, then check out Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses.

Final Thought

Last but not least, that’s all I got for the list of best Christmas songs for drumming! All of the songs are  great to play, it’s just a matter of preference.  on drums We hope you enjoy them and they bring you a lot of fun. If you have additional ideas, feel free to add them in the comments.

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Andrea is a music lover and an experienced drummer with more than 15 years of drumming with different bands and music projects, such as Seditius and Hermano & the Marines.

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