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Monday, December 23, 2013

A Good Time Spending “Christmas At The Airport”

NPR's Stephen Thompson recommends Nick Lowe's "Christmas at the Airport." (Screenshot from "Christmas at the Airport)

NPR’s Stephen Thompson recommends Nick Lowe’s “Christmas at the Airport.” (Screenshot from “Christmas at the Airport)

Every week NPR music writer and editor Stephen Thompson brings us a new song to brighten up our week.

This week, it’s something seasonal: Nick Lowe’s “Christmas at the Airport” from his new (and first) holiday album, “Quality Street.”

“What I love about ‘Christmas at the Airport,’ –besides how relatable it is, is the tone of it — instead of making a brooding dirge about missing family, he gives the song a chipper quality,” Thompson tells Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti.

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