Christmas Music and the Law of Diminishing Returns
Can too much of somthing be a bad thing? YES! Before Thanksgiving even had a chance to get going my roommate was already playing songs about jolly ol' Saint Nick and winter wonderlands. I wonder if there are really subliminal messages in the music like the "light sounds" they play at the mall that say "buy, buy, buy, spend, spend, spend, help the economy". Okay I wouldn't go that far. For me it's all about saving the carols for the season (preferrably December) in order to catch the spirit. When non-stop Christmas music begins immediately following Thanksgiving by the 2nd week of December I'm listening to less of the radio and more of my regular music, not because I'm a scrooge, but because I can only take so much. Some would have the music played year round. Just as you can't eat pizza every meal, every day I don't think it's possible to ENJOY Christmas music all year.