It may seem like Korea only plays two Christmas songs (Mariah & George), but Christmas has been celebrated in Seoul for at least 130 years. We cover its import, how it’s changed, why it’s a couples holiday, dark events and controversies surrounding the date, and one of the TOP TEN WORST Christmas album covers of all time.


Na Hoon-A “White Christmas” (1972). What some have claimed is one of the worst Christmas album covers of all time
Shim Hyung-rae “Comic Carol” (1984). Banned on Korean radio upon release because of poor pronunciation, bad tempo, and poor singing.

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