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How To Write a Hit Christmas Song

We all know the drill: sleigh bells, snow in the video and plenty of 'Merry Christmasses', but it's surprising how few really great Christmas songs have stuck in the public consciousness over the years.

The last real bona fide classic was probably 2003's epic Christmas Time (Don't Let The Bells End) from The Darknessbut prepare yourself for a slew of new festive favourites once this fantastic instructional video from comedian/songwriter/genius Brett Domino does the rounds.

Watch his guide to writing a hit Christmas song below, where he attempts, with considerable success, to combine the three types of Christmas song into one giant, amazing, all-encompassing festive classic.