Hark! how the bells, sweet silver bells
All seem to say, throw cares away.
Christmas is here, bringing good cheer
To young and old, (meek and the bold)
Ding, dong, ding, dong, that is their song,
With joyful ring, (all caroling)
One seems to hear words of good cheer
From everywhere, (filling the air)
O, how they pound, raising the sound
O’er hill and dale, telling their tale

Gaily they ring, while people sing
Songs of good cheer, christmas is here!
Merry, merry, merry, merry christmas!
Merry, merry, merry, merry christmas!

On, on they send, on without end
Their joyful tone to every home
(Hark! how the bells, sweet silver bells
All seem to say, throw cares away.)
Christmas is here, bringing good cheer
To young and old, (meek and the bold)
Ding, dong, ding, dong, that is their song
With joyful ring, (all caroling.)
One seems to hear words of good cheer
From everywhere, (filling the air)
O, how they pound, raising the sound
O’er hill and dale, telling their tale

Gaily they ring, while people sing
Songs of good cheer, christmas is here!
Merry, merry, merry, merry christmas!
Merry, merry, merry, merry christmas!

On, on they send, on without end
Their joyful tone to every home.
(Hark! how the bells, sweet silver bells
All seem to say, throw cares away.)
Christmas is here, bringing good cheer
To young and old, (meek and the bold)
Ding, dong, ding, dong, that is their song,
With joyful ring, (all caroling)
One seems to hear words of good cheer
From everywhere, (filling the air)
O, how they pound, raising the sound
O’er hill and dale, telling their tale

Gaily they ring, while people sing
Songs of good cheer, christmas is here!
(Gaily they ring, while people sing
Songs of good cheer, christmas is here!)
Gaily they ring, while people sing
Songs of good cheer, christmas is here!
(Gaily they ring, while people sing
Songs of good cheer, christmas is here!)
(Gaily they ring, while people sing
Songs of good cheer, christmas is here!)

Merry Christmas, merry christmas, merry merry merry christmas ..



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Carol Of The Bells song meanings
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    General CommentWow, how come no ones said anything about this song? How come everyone talks about the same song? Do you not appreciate diversity in artists?
    this is jakeohon April 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think Thrice based this song on Christmas.
    Thoughts?
    Firefly117on April 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is a cover of a Ukrainian Christmas folk song.

    So... how about some lyrical interpretations? Personally, I think it's about how, although they seem innocent enough, the multitudes of door-to-door salesmen around Christmastime destroy the spirit of the holiday. Sound valid?
    PianoIslandArsoniston May 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think its awesome that they remade it.
    it makes it seem more depressing and mysterious.

    sweet silver bells....
    Sakuboon December 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfrankly, i think it's beautiful the way they sang it. it's my favorite christmas song carol whathaveyou EVER.

    and as for interpretations of the lyrics?

    i'm thinkin it's just about bells on christmas. seriously. hauntingly beautiful silver bells.
    XmYdAiLyCaNvAsXon December 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGreat cover, but I wish I could find it somewhere for download. I was only able to listen to it on their MySpace last Christmas.
    Brosnanon October 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI am extremely happy to find this in my iTunes collection. I have no idea when or where I downloaded it, but it's very good.
    nrooon April 17, 2009   Link

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