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Get your Hanukkah groove onGive the Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel a rest, rest, rest! Here's a modern track for each night of the festival of lights. title in script plus illustration of dreidels

1. "CANDLELIGHT" by Maccabeats
This clever parody of "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz has racked up more than 5.7 million views on YouTube. The Maccabeats, an a cappella group composed of students from New York's Yeshiva University, have performed at Madison Square Garden and The White House.
Signature lyric: "I flip my latkes in the air sometimes saying ayy ohh spin the dreidel / Just wanna celebrate for all eight nights singin' ayy oh, light the candles" VIDEO

2. "MIRACLE" by Matisyahu
The Hasidic reggae star known for his prodigious beat-boxing skills brings us a sweet and spiritual holiday ballad. And in the video, Matisyahu showcases his lighter side by getting hip-checked on a skating rink and having a surreal daydream where he tangles with King Antiochus, some random hockey goons and the Nutcracker.
Signature lyric: "Eight nights eight lights and these rites keep me right / Bless me to the highest heights with your miracle" VIDEO

Kyle Broflovski's tender yet occasionally potty-mouthed tour de force from South Park's famous "Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo" episode from season one. Thanks to Kyle and Mr. Hankey, the denizens of the fictional Colorado town learn that Christmas and Chanukah can coexist.
Signature lyric: "I'm a Jew, a lonely Jew, on Christmas" VIDEO

The holiday is spelled a few ways, with "Hannukkah" and "Chanukah" being the most popular. This is the most memorable track off 2005's Hanukkah Rocks album, a collaboration between Guster's Adam Gardner and The Zambonis' Dave Schneider.
Signature lyric: "Tried spell-check and Webster's / Is there an answer to my question?" VIDEO

5. "FEAST OF LIGHTS" by They Might Be Giants
These quirky indie rock darlings known for the catchy geek anthems "Birdhouse In Your Soul" and Malcolm in the Middle theme song "Boss Of Me" concoct a downbeat ode to the holiday blahs.
Signature lyric: "We never get together at all / Until the last day of Hanukkah / I got you a harmonica" VIDEO

The lone instrumental Chanukah track on our list comes courtesy of butter-smooth saxophone player Koz, the heir apparent to Kenny G. The twinkling piano and vibrant sax solos are very seasonal and may induce you to curl up by the fireplace and get cozy with someone you love.

7. "HANUKKAH BLESSINGS" by Barenaked Ladies
One of a trio of Hanukkah tracks on BNL's Barenaked for the Holidays album from 2004. On this earnest medley, Stephen Page weaves both of Hanukkah's candle-lighting blessings into the song, adding religious heft to the tune.
Signature lyric: "How lucky are we that we have lights so that we can see" VIDEO

8. "LOVE YOU BETTER" by The Maccabees
While these Brighton-based Brit-poppers claim they picked their band name by randomly skimming the Bible, by adopting the namesake of the heroes of Chanukah, the small yet determined Jewish rebel army who rose up against their Syrian-Greek oppressors, their music is certainly holiday appropriate.
Signature lyric: "And I will love you better / I will love you better / I will love you better" VIDEO