There's plenty to look forward to in December, but one of the biggest perks of the festive season is undoubtedly getting to watch as many Christmas films as your heart desires.


And one of the most cherished Christmas classics is the 2006 film The Holiday, which stars Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz as two singletons who embark on a house-swapping adventure over the festive season.

The movie boasts an epic soundtrack that features a number of festive bangers.

So, from Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas to Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, read on for a full list of songs in the movie.

The Holiday soundtrack

The following pieces of music are all featured in The Holiday.

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  • Winter Wonderland performed by Darlene Love
  • Last Christmas performed by Wham!
  • It May Be Winter Outside (But in My Heart It's Spring) performed by Love Unlimited
  • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree performed by Brenda Lee
  • Mr Brightside performed by The Killers
  • It's a Shame performed by The Spinners
  • Are You Gonna Be My Girl performed by Jet
  • Let Go performed by Frou Frou
  • Christmas Waltz performed by Eddie Higgins Trio
  • Mrs Robinson performed by Simon and Garfunkel
  • Got to Be Real performed by Cheryl Lynn
  • Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy) performed by Al Green
  • Santa Baby performed by Kylie Minogue
  • Chariots of Fire by Vangelis, performed by Jack Black
  • Theme from Jaws by John Williams, performed by Jack Black
  • Driving Miss Daisy by Hans Zimmer, performed by Jack Black
  • Raider's March by John Williams, performed by Jack Black
  • Just for Now performed by Imogen Heap
  • You Send Me performed by Aretha Franklin
  • Projection for Two by Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone
  • Toto And Alfredo by Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone
  • Flight of the Foo Birds performed by Count Basie and His Orchestra
  • Wade in the Water performed by Ramsey Lewis Trio
  • Tara Theme performed by Max Steiner
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas performed by James Taylor
  • Moon Glow performed by Claude Bolling Big Band and Stéphane Grappelli

The Holiday score: Who composed the music for the film?

As well as a number of bangers, the film also includes an original score by Hans Zimmer.

You can find the titles of all the tracks below:

  • Maestro
  • Iris And Jasper
  • Kayak For One
  • Zero
  • Dream Kitchen
  • Separate Vacations
  • Anything Can Happen
  • Light My Fire
  • Definitely Unexpected
  • If I Wanted To Call You
  • Roadside Rhapsody
  • Busy Guy
  • For Nancy
  • It's Complicated
  • Kiss Goodbye
  • Verso E Prosa
  • Meu Passado
  • The 'Cowch'
  • Three Musketeers
  • Christmas Surprise
  • Gumption
  • Cry

The Holiday (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is available to listen to here. The Holiday is currently streaming on both Netflix and Prime Video.

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