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(John Lennon)







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Toppermost launched 1st July 2013

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on the 10th anniversary of Toppermost
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Here it is – the third and final volume in the magical Have Yourself a Merry Indie Christmas series with tracks from bands and solo artists including The Futureheads, Lisa Mychols, The Wedding Present, Health & Wellbeing, The Pearlfishers, The Hannah Barberas, Caleb Nichols, Jetstream Pony, Euros Childs, Wednesday Week … In 2022, Volumes 1 and 2 raised money for the charity Crisis at Christmas. Supported by leading critics John Harris and Pete Paphides the albums played on BBC6 Music, BBC Scotland, Radio X, while each volume was Album of the Week on the Huw Stephens show on BBC Radio Wales. So far the albums have raised over £5,800 for the charity. While the first two volumes boasted 54 tracks each, volume 3 weighs in at 35 tracks, a fact reflected in the lower price of £5 and you can buy all 3 volumes here.

“Have Yourself a Merry Indie Christmas (Volumes 1-3) are a guidebook to an alternate universe of Christmas music that few know exists” ChrstmasUnderground.com