WITH the UK in the depths of winter there’s one thing to look forward to as the temperature drops – Christmas.
With 60 days until the big day, it’s definitely time to crack out your cosy Christmas jumpers and whip up some Eggnog.
And you can now sing along to your favourite Christmas tunes while indulging in a mince pie, after a radio station playing nothing but festive hits launched yesterday – earlier than ever before.
Heart Radio revealed their sister station, Heart Xmas, is back playing seasonal songs 24/7, bringing some much-needed cheer in what’s been a rough year.
Classic hits from the past 50 years which they’ll be belting out include Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You, Chris Rea’s Driving Home For Christmas, Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas and Wham!’s Last Christmas.
Andy Everett, Managing Editor of Heart, said: "With the nation turning to radio for light-hearted escapism and comfort, we are thrilled to bring listeners some festive feel good cheer earlier than ever before this year as we launch Heart Xmas today!
"With the clocks going back, we're switching on Christmas as Heart's much-loved festive sister station returns, playing the nation's favourite festive tunes from the past 50 years, non-stop, 24/7.
“The countdown to the big day is officially on here on Heart Xmas!"
Heart Breakfast's Jamie Theakston added: "It may be October, but we're kick-starting our Christmas countdown on Heart earlier than ever before!
"As the clocks go back, we're bringing the festive feel good forward to help lift the spirits of the nation over the next few months."
To get your festive fix, simply tune into Heart Xmas on your DAB Digital radio player, Global Player, smart speaker, IOS or Android device.
Meanwhile this 10-year-old’s Christmas list goes viral after she demands an iPhone 11, a Chanel purse, Gucci sliders and £3k in cash.
Plus Home Bargains is selling Christmas Eve boxes for just £2.99 & parents are rushing to snap them up.
And the TV channel dedicated to 24/7 Christmas films is back to get you in the festive mood.
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