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Dido Gives You All You Want For Christmas

For a time in the early part of the century it seemed as if the only female singer in the world was Dido Armstrong, who incidentally was born on Christmas Day 1971. A large part of this was down to the fact that her vocals were sampled for Eminem’s huge hit ‘Stan’ and the exposure garnered gave her debut album ‘No Angel’ a massive lift. ‘All You Want’ was a single from the album, released in 2001, and it featured a bonus track written by Dido called ‘Christmas Day’. While a little ambiguous in its staging, in that we’re not sure if it is a gentle love song or a sad remorseful tale of lost love. It certainly has an olde world feeling and much of that is down to Dido’s lyrical depictions. The song itself is a beautifully relaxed affair that belies its b-side status. Ultimately the quality of the tune meant it made it onto ‘A Very Special Christmas, Vol. 5’, the 2001 entry in an exemplary run of Christmas compilations in aid of the Special Olympics.

In 2004, 3 years after she wrote ‘Christmas Day’ Dido appeared on the 20th anniversary edition of Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’. This time the collective were known as Band Aid 20. Dido recorded her part in Melbourne away from the main group in London and reprise the section originally sung by Boy George . Although the new version sold well for its intended charity the residents of Darfur it is the original that has stood the test of time.


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