Haim Tease Catchy Hanukkah Song: Watch Out Adam Sandler

December 13, 2017
By Hayden Wright Each holiday season, the tidal wave of Christmas music leaves little room for catchy, whimsical Hanukkah songs: A blind spot immortalized in Adam Sandler's Saturday Night Live classic "The Hanukkah Song." This year Haim — a trio of Jewish sisters — pooled their creative energy to write another Hanukkah song, which they teased on Twitter yesterday (Dec. 12), on the first night of "the festival of lights." Related: Haim Explain the Real Reason ‘Something To Tell You’ Was Delayed The shot-on-iPhone video appears to be taken from a practice space, where the Haim ladies play with a drum machine and bass guitar. Lyrics about "courageous Maccabees" reference the Torah, while cultural symbols like latkes, dreidels and menorahs get shout-outs. "You be the Manischewitz, and I'll be the vodka," they sing. The tweet included a warning to the SNL alumnus: "Sandler we’re coming for you" Preview Haim's Hanukkah song, which contains some profanity, now at Radio.com.

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