We are Vista Christmas playlist

Back by popular demand (honestly), we give you our Christmas playlist. Chosen by our very own brand of people, and made up of the songs that have been in our hearts and our minds this year. Whether you’re standing on the shoulders of giants with our Creative Director, Dani. Or walking in rhythm with our MD, James – we hope you enjoy!

Read on to find out why these songs have uplifted and motivated us this year.

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James Wilkins

Managing Director

Blackbyrds, Walking in rhythm

Because everyone at We are Vista is at their best when we’re walking in rhythm.


Callum Barr

Project Manager

Des’ree, you gotta be

“You gotta be bad, you gotta be bold…

You gotta be tough, you gotta be stronger”

An inspiring tune with a powerful message!


Beth Atkinson

Event Producer

Rod Stewart and The Temptations, The Motown Song

It’s uplifting and matches my mood when I’m having a productive day, collaborating with our clients… and Rod is a legend!


Sian Goodwin


Lorde, Green Light

It’s a female power, running-free-through-the-streets kind of song.


Dani Batty

Creative Director

Sigma (feat. Labrinth), Higher

When that beat drops, I feel like I’m standing on the shoulders of giants.


Karen Moore

Client Services Director

Rita Ora, Anywhere

This song is about filling in your own blank, and being on the cusp of something new and exciting. Which is how we feel when we look ahead to 2018. And, it’s a good singalong song!


Gemma Mortimore

Group Event Director

One Direction – Drag me down

This is how I feel when everyone is aligned and supporting one another to achieve a shared goal – nothing can stop us!


Paul Veltman

Business and Relationship Director

French Montana, Unforgettable

Reminds me of my second home, South Africa and gets me going! I think about the incredible things that have lead me to this point – and where we’re going #wearevista


Jo Reader

Account Director

Beyonce, Run the World

Its uplifting, got a great beat and makes you feel empowered


Stephanie Pullen

Marketing Executive

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – can’t keep checking my phone

The instrumental complexities, the infectious beat – it just makes me want to move, and it’s the perfect soundtrack to a faced-paced, upbeat day.


Miles Murphy

Senior Editor/Motion Graphics Artist

Death From Above, Freeze Me

They’re constantly growing, evolving their sound and pushing boundaries – something I can relate to with our approach to film… And that groove! That. Groove.


Matt Humphreys

Head of Content

White Stripes, Seven Nation Army

This song is so primal it’s no wonder it’s been adopted by sports fans around the globe, including my beloved Huddersfield Town. Anything is possible. All together now: “We’re the blue and white army…” #terrierspirit #nolimits


William Sutton

Director of Operations

Foo Fighters – Best of You

This song makes me think about how we all give the best of ourselves, to everything we do – because we care about having a lasting impact.


Joe Yates

Finance Director

Avenged Sevenfold, St James

It’s a great tribute to their lost drummer and champions a person who had awesome skill and their own way of doing things.


Matthew Ede

Strategy and Content Director

The Libertines, Don’t look back into the sun

This song reminds me of good times and big dreams, and the future looks even brighter #wearevista


Bea Pearson

Head of Pitch

Macklemore, Can’t Hold Us

This song never fails to make me stand a bit taller, aim a bit higher and never give up.


Lynne Pearson

Design Producer

George Michael, Freedom

It reminds me how lucky I am to be free and that I can achieve anything with self-belief and willpower.