What's this? What's this?
There's color everywhere
What's this?
There's whit things in the air
What's this?
I can't believe my eyes
I must be dreaming
Wake up, Jack, this isn't fair
What's this?

What's this? What's this?
There's something very wrong
What's this?
There's people singing songs
What's this?
The streets are lined
With little creatures laughing
Everybody seems so happy
Have I possibly gone daffy?
What is this?
What's this?

There's children throwing snowballs
Instead of throwing heads
They're busy building toys
And absolutely no one's dead
There's frost on every window
Oh, I can't believe my eyes
And in my bones I feel a warmth
That's coming from inside

Oh, look
What's tis?
They're hanging mistletoe
They kiss
Why that looks so unique, inspired
They're gathering around to hear a story
Roasting chestnuts on a fire
What's this?

What's this?
In here they've got a little tree
How queer
And who would ever think
And why?
They're covering it with tny little things
They're got electriclightson strings
And there's a smile on everyone
So, now, correct me if I'm wrong
This looks like fun
This looks like fun
Oh, couldit be I got my wish?
What's this?

Oh my, what now?
The children are asleep
But look, there's nothing underneath
No ghouls, no witches here to scream and scare them
Or ensnare them, only little cozy things
Secure inside their dreamland
What's this?

The monsters are all missing
And the nightmares can't be found
And in their place there seems to be
Good feeling all around
Instead of screams, I swear
I can hear music in the air
The smell of cakes and pies
Is absolutely everywhere

The sights, the sounds
They're everywhere and all around
I've never felt so good before
This empty place inside of me is filling up
I simple cannot get enough

I want it, oh, I want it
Oh, I want it for my own
I've got to know
I've got to know
What is this place that I have found?
What is this?


Lyrics submitted by bestthingintown, edited by Mellow_Harsher

What's This? (A Nightmare Before Christmas cover) song meanings
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    General CommentWow. Patrick sounds better than ever before. this song is amazinggg.
    G3ebbos8on October 11, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is
    perfect.
    perfect.
    perfect.
    congrats to fall out boy for the best x-mas song of all time!
    deadpeoplerhoton October 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentok! wow i liove fall out boy! patrick sounds like soooooo different in this song when i frist herd it i didnt think it was him i was like... thats not patrick! and then i relized it was......
    dRoPx3ax3HeArTon October 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah wow i have to say i am majorly impressed. i did not think the outcome of this cover would be good at all.. but patrick sounds great. good enunciation haha. he's totally in character and just really into the song. he should sing like this on more fob songs.
    awakeinyouon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLoooove it.
    Inrauon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commentjuicybanana = shit name. Period.
    dRoPx3ax3HeArTon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm impressed :]
    An awesome cover song.
    It's got a different character than the original but still you can hear it's a TNBC song. Well done.
    elektrikkkon October 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI only heard a clip but I love the vocals.
    matchbox_20on October 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti want to kiss whoever thought of the idea to let fall out boy do this song. i forgot how much i loved this movie. i love the way patrick says WHAT ISSSSSS THiiiiiiIis?!?!?! at the end. best part.
    getoffmytotson November 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentpatrick has a range that is amazing.
    and i am so completely happy that
    they re-did this song. its now my number one
    favorite song, besides have a cool yule, also by fall out boy
    australianprincesson November 23, 2006   Link

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