As we come up on the winter holidays, we’ve turned our attention to party planning and hostess duties. Beyond the food and the décor, the music is one of the most important (and fun!) parts of any good holiday party. But in true One For Women fashion, we didn’t just turn to Bing Crosby’s old classics. We figured this holiday season we’d put a bit of a “girl power” spin on our holiday playlist, paying tribute to some amazing female artists, finding new meaning in some old classics, and perhaps smashing the patriarchy just a little bit. You can check all of these out on our Spotify playlist!
“Christmas Tree” by Lady Gaga
She knows what she wants and she’s going for it. Fa la la la la.
“Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” by John Lennon + Yoko Ono
So not just about women’s rights, but this classic mixes the loveliness of the holiday season with the need for social action, equality and peace. What more could you want for Christmas?
“Little Drummer Girl” by Lola Kirke
The spirit of Christmas, addressing the current political upheaval and a dash of hope? Sign us up!
Cross You Off My List” by Lola Kirke
“Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses
Not a couple this holiday season? Doesn’t matter! A great Christmas doesn’t require a man by your side.
“Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Melissa Etheridge
There’s nothing like a Christmas classic sung by an LGBTQ rights activist and incredibly talented singer/songwriter. Go girl power.
“White Christmas” by Destiny’s Child
R&B icons Destiny’s Child take this winter classic and add in their own soulful style for the perfect holiday tune.