"Holiday" as written by Robin Hugh Gibb and Barry Alan Gibb....
Oh you're a holiday, such a holiday
Oh you're a holiday, such a holiday

It's something I thinks worthwhile
If the puppet makes you smile
If not then you're throwing stones
Throwing stones, throwing stones

Ooh it's a funny game
Don't believe that it's all the same
Can't think what I've just said
Put the soft pillow on my head

Millions of eyes can see
Yet why am I so blind
When the someone else is me
It's unkind, it's unkind

Yet millions of eyes can see
Yet why am I so blind
When the someone else is me
It's unkind, it's unkind

Ooh you're a holiday, every day , such a holiday
Now it's my turn to say, and I say you're a holiday
It's something I thinks worthwhile
If the puppet makes you smile
If not then you're throwing stones
Throwing stones, throwing stones


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"Holiday" as written by Robin Hugh Gibb Barry Gibb

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    Song MeaningThe song is addressed to his love. "You're a holiday" means you're a lot of fun. "The puppet" refers to himself. He doesn't mind if she thinks he's funny, but if she's just mocking him, then she's throwing stones. The song is sad because there's a deep disconnect between the two of them. She's all about fun and he is looking for something deeper.
    Diderikon November 14, 2010   Link
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    General Commentwow, no comments, I can't believe it, especially since this song is so good my girlfriend just made me listen to it 15 times in a row (*_* ) nah, it's pretty good. especially when he says 'dededede' it's cute *^-^*
    meursaultsrevolveron July 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI definitely believe this is one of the Bee Gee's best songs. He's just singing about a girl who is so special she's a "holiday" - a rare occurance, a special thing. He'll do anything to make her happy, and if she's not, he's hurt. Some other parts of the song is hard to decipher for me, but that's what I think the gist of it is.
    webmasterdeeon October 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit means the writer loves holidays
    samuel_lionelon February 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentKind of sounds like the "Puppet" is his replacement... Just an idea.
    tifmcdon August 28, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOoh you're a holiday , such a holiday
    Ooh you're a holiday , such a holiday

    It's something I thinks worthwhile
    If the puppet makes you smile

    Hey, toy with me all you want if you get your kicks,

    If not then you're throwing stones
    Throwing stones, throwing stones

    And people in glass houses shouldn't...


    Ooh it's a funny game
    Don't believe that it's all the same

    You think it's funny
    But It makes a difference to me

    Can't think what I've just said
    Put the soft pillow on my head

    I've made a total fool of myself and am burying my head under my pillow


    Millions of eyes can see
    Yet why am I so blind
    When the someone else is me
    It's unkind, it's unkind

    I can't believe that I've fallen for this
    Like the people I've been laughing at


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    Yet millions of eyes can see
    Yet why am I so blind
    When the someone else is me
    It's unkind, it's unkind

    Ooh you're a holiday , ev'ry day , such a holiday

    Oh, you're a real piece of work, you are! Just a fun time you give me

    Now it's my turn to say , and I say you're a holiday

    You'll listen to me. I say, you're a pain in the neck! (Irony!)

    It's something I thinks worthwhile
    If the puppet makes you smile
    If now then you're throwing stones
    Throwing stones , throwing stones


    Hey, good work making a fool of me
    Hope you enjoyed it
    What goes around comes around
    You'll break your pretty glass house you will

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    jotokaion July 24, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI wish they'd focused on the "Can't think what I've just said" line a little more. As they didn't, it's the key line. As in... more feeble metaphor and puerile rhymes not worthy of their musical abilities.
    forlornuson September 08, 2013   Link

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