I've had a fire burnin'
Since the holidays began
I hear it's cold out where you're livin'
But any colder than I've been?
I've been an animal since you left me
I need you wrapped under my tree
My Christmas cheer is here and ready
But where are you to set it free

I sit alone
By the fire inside our home
Outside the snow is fallin'
And I'm singing

Wish as I may
Wish as I might
Grant me this one small wish
On Christmas night
'Cuz I don't need candy
Or the toys from my youth
I just want you oh darlin'
I just want you

I've had a candle burnin'
Hopin' you'll come back to me
I think this may be more than anything
Mr.Santa Claus can bring
I was adorable when you met me
I'm on the naughty list this year
A lump of coal won't do it justice
It's all the loneliness I fear

I sit alone
by the gifts in our own home
You're not a single one
And now I'm singing

Wish as I may
Wish as I might
Grant me this one small wish
On Christmas night
'Cuz I don't need candy
Or the toys from my youth
I just want you oh darlin'
I just want you

I'm not the Grinch
I'm not Mr. Scrooge
My heart just needs your light
Only thing I'm doin' is cryin'
In my room and singin'
I wish my baby
Would be with me tonight

Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh

oh I've been so lonely

Wish as I may
Wish as I might
Grant me this one small wish
On Christmas night
'Cuz I don't need candy
Or the toys from my youth
I just want you oh darlin'
I just want you

Oh oh oh
I just want you oh darlin'
I just want you

Oh oh oh
I just want you oh darlin'
I just want you


Lyrics submitted by Bamboobie

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    General CommentI downloaded this for free on iTunes and I'm so glad I did. I've listened to it so many, many times. I love the "I dont need candy; or the toys from my youth; I just want you" part. Clearly its about a guy whos depressed over a breakup and he can't get into the Christmas spirit because all he can think about is getting the girl back.
    LunaJupiteron December 04, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe song's lyrics, about longing to be with loved ones during Christmas, were inspired by US troops serving overseas. "When you're in a band, you go out on tour and think, 'Oh, I've been gone for three weeks, boo-hoo,'" Campbell explained, "and then there's people like that who are gone for so long. I could just imagine that if they could have anything, especially at that time of the year, it would be those people they love."
    FloridaGuyon October 27, 2011   Link

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