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When you think of Wham!, many things come to mind: the 1980’s, synthesizers, pre-irony nylon windbreakers, Zoolander, George Michael’s hair. Noticeably absent on that list are “being cool” and “material that is ripe for reinterpretation,” which renders the xx’s decision to cover “Last Christmas” somewhat peculiar.
Listen to the song after the jump, and be sure to give us your thoughts in the comments![soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/71559807" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=false&show_comments=false&color=false&show_user=false&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /]
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