You were depressed, you were really messed up
You know I understand
But why did you not talk to me
Why didn't you help me prepare for the nightmare

You took a vacation into oblivion
You were so low and I felt like I didn't know you
Christmas vacation you took a vacation from me

Once it ended, I mended myself
But it keeps falling back down off the shelves in my head
A twinge of pain now, a shudder of disgust
As I shield my eyes from my own memory

I knew all about your plans
I really did understand
But you didn't let me know
I wasn't invited to go
Christmas vacation you took a vacation from me

I watched in desperation as you stumbled before my eyes
She needs beer, she doesn't need me, I finally realized
My anger and pain in all your fun, you couldn't recognize
I stopped caring long before you started to cry


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Christmas Vacation (Descendents Cover) song meanings
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    General CommentThe original song is pretty much saying that there was a firend or girlfriend they cared about who ended up killing themselves. It's kinda funny how that song fits Mark's situation so well.
    "you took a christmas vacation from me." Tom left the band around christmas time.
    "My anger and pain in all your fun, you couldn't recognize I stopped caring long before you started to cry"
    He's pissed off at Tom being, or at least, appearing that he's happy with his situation. but now that he realizes what he's done Mark doesn't want anything to do with him.
    I stopped caring before you started to cry.
    he's fed up with his BS and he's done with him
    LickMySpatula00on December 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentsimply fantastic.
    AppleShampoo72on January 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song rocked live :)
    jonny_boy103on January 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love the way +44 cover this song.. check out the original it's a badass song...Milo is one of the best songwriters ever!
    Arpiieon March 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commenttoo bad they wont be covering "Hope" since Blink already covered it.. thats my favorite descendents song :(
    CutHereon November 14, 2007   Link

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