"Things We Don't Need Anymore" as written by and Jenny Owen Youngs Dan Romer....
Hark the herald angels sing
But not for us my dear
I can't recall a single thing
Worth celebrating this year

Watch the clock and pace the floor
Shut my eyes and slam the door
Tear down the lights
We don't need them anymore...

Christmas morning is here again
I'm choking back all my tears again
I won't last through the year again
Without you...
Here's two wishes that'll never come true

Holy night, the stars shine bright
Left my heart underneath the tree
You won't be home to open it
So I'll put it back inside me

Watch the clock and pace the floor
Shut my eyes and slam the door
Burn the mistletoe
We don't need it anymore...

Christmas morning is here again
I'm choking back all my tears again
I won't last through the year again
Without you...
Here's two wishes that'll never come true

Christmas morning is here again
I'm choking back all my tears again
I won't last through the year again
Without you...
Here's two wishes that'll never come true
Here's two wishes that'll never come true
Here's two wishes that'll never come true


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    General CommentLove this lady. One of the best Christmas songs out there.
    sweetcaitlynon December 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentLove the song!

    I think on the last lines of the chorus, its supposed to be :
    "Here's too wishes that'll never come true"- as in like the toast you make at christmas

    might be wrong, just what I thought, make more sense.

    anyway, great song!
    AlohaRoseon February 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think the meaning is pretty obvious. But maybe there's something deeper, that I'll never get.

    This song is one of my favourites, because I like the fact that it's so totally true, and I relate to it. Christmas can go fuck itself, because I don't have you here to celebrate it with me. And you know what? I don't have anything to celebrate anyway.

    I dont know. I like the vibe.

    But I agree with AlohaRose over there, its 'Here's to wishes that'll never come true.'
    iMadCaton August 13, 2009   Link

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