It’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner. Whether you’re on the naughty or nice list, we all can agree that it’s the season to host that perfect Christmas cocktail party for family, friends, or co-workers.

Holiday parties are always a good time, but when you pair your favorite cocktail with a rockin’ playlist, it’s the best of times. Having signature cocktails on the menu such as “Holiday Poinsettia Margarita,” “Mistletoe Martini,” or “Spiked Holiday Nog” are a great way to keep the party atmosphere lively and the conversation flowing.

To add even more flair, you can serve your drinks in beautiful glasses with festive decorated rims.

So, grab a drink, load up on the hors d’oeuvres and groove to our newest Spire on Spotify playlist from Account Supervisor Angie Vasquez called Vol. 33: Let’s Mingle & Jingle.

What is the name of your album?

This one I’ve named Let’s Mingle & Jingle. It’s a great mix of Christmas songs to play at a holiday party with friends and family.

How would you describe this mix?

Let’s Mingle & Jingle is an upbeat playlist of Christmas music from decades past and present. It’s the perfect background music to get people singing and dancing around the Christmas tree in their fancy holiday attire.

What was the inspiration behind it?

Honestly, the inspiration behind this playlist is alcohol and festive cocktails. I read an article that had all of these bougie and creative holiday drink recipes, and it inspired me to do two things: 1.) Go to the liquor store and buy everything for a few signature drinks and 2.) Plan a Christmas cocktail party ASAP. I’ll let you know how it turns out.

What is your favorite song, and why?

This question always gets me because I like them all (that’s why I’m putting it on my list). If I must pick one, it’s gotta be “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey because she’s the queen of Christmas. The first 50 seconds of the song is a slow build, then it goes to a fun and upbeat tempo. It brings happy vibes and gets me in the Christmas spirit.

If your playlist was a brand, what would it be and why?

If my playlist was a brand, it would be Williams Sonoma. I love everything about this place. They are a retailer that sells high-quality food, kitchen, cooking, and entertaining items. They have all the items you need to host that perfect Christmas cocktail party.

Any specific memory that comes to mind when you listen?

Everyone knows that Christmas is absolutely my favorite holiday. This playlist reminds me of hanging out with some of our friends that love to host Christmas parties. They always have an exceptional holiday playlist playing in the background, everyone mingles for a bit then it’s time to grab our drinks and gather around the table to play some reindeer games.

What makes your playlist unique?

This playlist is unique because it’s a blend of Christmas music from different genres. There’s a mix of classic songs, pop, and even a few country songs, but they are all fun and upbeat so everyone can enjoy.

Who’s ready to Rock Around the Christmas Tree with something on the rocks? Thanks to your playlist, Angie, we’re ready to shake things up with some holiday spritz. Stay tuned to the Spire Blog and Spotify Channel for the release of our next chill playlist.

Angie Vasquez is an Account Supervisor at Spire Agency, one of the most awarded B2B branding agencies in the country.