For many people, the present exchange and opening rituals have already begun as friends meet up in a boozy revery for the last time before journeying to bosom of their families.
Secret Santa has deployed his inappropriate missiles at the office party and somewhere along the line, decisions have had to be made. The most important decision of the season:
Should one lie about already owning a gift received from a friend?
With only a few shopping days left it's still worth remembering the gift of love and ludicrous sing-songs.
Adam and Joe Song Wars Vol 2 is in the shops now. You can also buy it online from your store of choice.
If you have no respect for lovingly crafted artwork, you could just suck the data out of iTunes.