The Night Santa Went Crazy

Album: Bad Hair Day (1996)

Songfacts®:

  • This is a parody of Soul Asylum's "Black Gold." The song is about how Santa, the jolly fat guy we all know and love, went nuts and started killing everybody. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ryan - Ottawa, Canada
  • The guitar is based on the song "Mama, I'm Coming Home" by Ozzy Osbourne. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Ben - Baltimore, MD
  • The original release of this song was toned down from the "Extra Gory Version," in which Santa is killed by a SWAT team in the last verse. The stronger version was later released on the "Amish Paradise" CD single, and Al sometimes performs it live. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Tim - Litchfield, NH

Comments: 8

  • Stephen from Mesa, AzIf you had to listen to "Christmas Don't Be Late" « https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-chipmunks/the-chipmunk-song » for all those years, you'd likely go postal too (peace be on Mr. Bagdasarian).
  • Nathan from ., MnIt's just a song, no reason to take it seriously. Its focus is on the fictional character of Santa, so seeing it as sick is a bit extreme.
  • Tricia from Rockville Centre, NyI am sorry, but this is SICK....Christmas is a happy time of year where we could forget our troubles...but yet remember the times of those who are in trouble and need help, whether it be physically or financially....and this guy is signing about who Santa went berzek! A few years back they had a bad movie about this that was YANKED from the movies....I think this ia a disgrace and shame on Weird AL!
  • Cynthia from Scranton, Pathis and Christmas at Ground Zero are the best Christmas songs ever! I love weird al sooooooooooooo much he is too funny and all-in-all a brilliant musician! Check out his Al TV interviews on youtube! they are all funny but the Kevin Federline one is PRICELESS!
  • Jailene from K-town, WaHahahahaha Every time I HEAR this freakin song it makes me laugh. I love it forever and ever!
  • Robert from Indianapolis, InOne of the best songs Weird Al made. I LOVE THE MUSIC VIDEO, ITS HALARIOUS!
  • Ryan from Acushnet, MaThis song is halarious the way Santa goes crazy and starts killing everybody. Bye Bye Rudolf!
  • Beans from Philadelphia, Paha, i love this song as strange as it is!!
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