You'll be leaving for the winter
But I look and see that it's true
It's the right thing for you
But it's tough to be moved with the holiday spirit
And to tell you the truth, I had big plans for Christmas
And high hopes for you

I want you here by my side
Cold nights and fires and white wine
And dreams of holidays to come
But I'll wait for spring to bring you to me
The only gift that I need

I'll be living off you phone calls
In your letters and your postcards
Every single word is like a secret wish come true
Who cares if we're apart for the big days?
It's the small ones that made me fall in love with you

And I want you here by my side
Cold night and fires and white wine
And dreams of holidays to come
But I'll wait til spring to bring you to me
The only gift that I need

Only gift that I need
Only gift that I need
Only gift that I need



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    General Comment:...hand claps? in a dashboard song? i dont know how i feel about this song. its cute, and the lyrics are very chris, but the music is a little too...weezer for me.
    starting fightson June 19, 2003   Link
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    General Comment:...hand claps? in a dashboard song? i dont know how i feel about this song. its cute, and the lyrics are very chris, but the music is a little too...weezer for me.
    starting fightson June 19, 2003   Link
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    General Comment:this song is way cute..."who cares if were apart for the big days, its the small ones that made me fall in love with you", he's great
    CheerUpEmoKid009on June 24, 2003   Link
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    General Comment:jeesy chreesy. could this song be cuter? i think not! and in my opinion the hand claps rock ass.
    sadlymistaknon June 30, 2003   Link
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    General Comment:i really like the hand claps too! it's just a cute little song telling somebody how they miss them! and it's in the cutest little way- why can't other guys be this cute!?!!? lol
    pretty_baby17on July 01, 2003   Link
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    General Comment:this song is NOT chris' best, good idea or whatever, its jus not a very good song
    red-skyson July 04, 2003   Link
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    General Comment:I think hand claps in a song are almost always a good thing. Nothing wrong with a little Weezer influence either, if you ask me.
    gdson April 18, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:this song is very very cute. and i like the hand claps.
    agesixracer3on July 03, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:yeah, hand claps make it NOT emo...which is kinda odd for dashboard. i don't really care that much about them...but i don't like them in it. it's like, "hey, lets go pop with a guitar! yeah! we'll sound great!" all dashboard needs is chris, his guitar, and his voice. nothing more.

    sorry for all you that like how it is; this is just my little opinion.
    EmoRulesMyLifeon October 24, 2004   Link
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    General Comment:by the way, weezer sucks ass!

    and i'm not sorry to all you that like them...cause they suck ass.
    EmoRulesMyLifeon October 24, 2004   Link

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