Alan Parsons in a Winter Wonderland
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"Alan Parsons in a Winter Wonderland" is a promotional single released by the band Grandaddy in 2000. Though not released on any official Grandaddy albums it can be found on The Windfall Varietal bootleg, and on the XFM benefit compilation It's a Cool, Cool Christmas. This track proved to be a legal problem on the former of the two, since the band did not have the rights to distribute it. 
Allmusic writer Tim DiGravina opined that "Alan Parsons", with its lyric about building a snowman and pretending that it is Alan Parsons, "might be the funniest song from 2000". The BBC's Richard Banks called it "a stroke of comedy genius". Scott Miller, in his book Music: What Happened?, suggested that Grandaddy "probably deserve immortality" just for this song. RTÉ called the song "downright silly", while Exclaim! called it "one of our favourite indie rock Christmas tunes ever".
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