Three Imaginary Girls

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Thanks to all those who helped make our first-ever Imaginary Holiday Office Party such a smashing success!!!

First of all, a HUGE thank you to all the wonderful bands who learned all those kick-ass holiday songs!!!! The Divorce, the Pale, the Malinks, the Amazombies, the Senate Arcade, Sushirobo, Alien Crime Syndicate, Love Hotel, and the Lawnmowers! You guys are all merry and you RULE!!!!!

Alien Crime Syndicate with Santa Roderick.Next up — how can we say THANK YOU enough to John Roderick, who made the best indie-rock Santa we could have dreamed possible!!

Of course, we need to thank the fantastic DJ Yeti and DJ Matt Nichols for spinning all the great holiday tunes… and Joan Hiller at the Crocodile for serving as such a fine hostess!

Thanks to Treehouse for being such an amazing organization to support!

And most of all — thanks to all our imaginary friends for coming!!!!

The Senate Arcade. Photo by Ryan Schierling.Wanna hear what everyone sang? We know you do… so here's the ho-ho-holiday set list, in order of appearance:

  • Love Hotel: all original songs!
  • The Senate Arcade: "Silent Night" and "We Three Kings"
  • The Lawnmowers: "You're a Mean One Mister Grinch" and "O Come All Ye Faithful"
  • Sushirobo: "I Feel Love" and "Hazy Shade of Winter"
  • Alien Crime Syndicate: "Christmas is a Time to Say I Love You" and "I'm Mister Heatmeister"
  • The Amazombies: "Fairytale of New York" and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" (in Japanese!)
  • The Pale: "My Favorite Things" and "Blue Christmas"
  • The Malinks: "Christmas Wrapping," "Father Christmas," and "Do They Know it's Christmas"
  • The Divorce: "Last Christmas" and "It's Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"