Song Lyric Sunday

This  is  part of  HelenEspinosa’s Song Lyric Sunday. Again I  am late   but  I  could  not  miss  a  chance to  share  the  most  amazing   Christmas  song  ever  written!

Pogues – Fairytale Of New York Lyrics

It was Christmas Eve babe
In the drunk tank
An old man said to me, won’t see another one
And then he sang a song
The Rare Old Mountain Dew
I turned my face away
And dreamed about youGot on a lucky one
Came in eighteen to one
I’ve got a feeling
This year’s for me and you
So happy Christmas
I love you baby
I can see a better time
When all our dreams come trueThey’ve got cars big as bars
They’ve got rivers of gold
But the wind goes right through you
It’s no place for the old
When you first took my hand
On a cold Christmas Eve
You promised me
Broadway was waiting for me

You were handsome
You were pretty
Queen of New York City
When the band finished playing
They howled out for more
Sinatra was swinging,
All the drunks they were singing
We kissed on a corner
Then danced through the night

The boys of the NYPD choir
Were singing “Galway Bay”
And the bells were ringing out
For Christmas day

You’re a bum
You’re a punk
You’re an old slut on junk
Lying there almost dead on a drip in that bed
You scumbag, you maggot
You cheap lousy faggot
Happy Christmas your arse
I pray God it’s our last

The boys of the NYPD choir
Still singing “Galway Bay”
And the bells were ringing out
For Christmas day

I could have been someone
Well so could anyone
You took my dreams from me
When I first found you
I kept them with me babe
I put them with my own
Can’t make it all alone
I’ve built my dreams around you

The boys of the NYPD choir
Still singing “Galway Bay”
And the bells are ringing out
For Christmas day

Songwriters: JEREMY FINER, SHANE MACGOWAN

Fairytale Of New York lyrics © UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUB GROUP

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I love  this  song  it  always  reminds of  Christmas.  It is  about life  in  all it’s  colours! ….sorry  late  again!
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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Helen Espinosa
    Dec 22, 2015 @ 21:44:21

    I love non-traditional Christmas music. Great choice! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

    Reply

  2. gigoid
    Dec 22, 2015 @ 21:45:48

    Hmm… the line about singing “Galway Bay” in jail with a bunch of drunks somehow strikes a chord of memory….

    Oh, well; I hope I had a good time….

    I did here, reading this post….without a “jar of the beast” to help, either….

    😉

    gigoid, the dubious

    😎

    Reply

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