This song featured on Comedy Central's 2008 Christmas special, A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!
. The song was written by comedy writer, David Javerbaum, and Adam Schlesinger, who is the bassist for power-pop band, Fountains of Wayne. In our interview with Schlesinger
, he said the track is poking fun at the commercial greed of the music industry at Christmas time: "...the gist of that song is let's make this a big Christmas song so I can get rich."