I Need a Silent Night

Album: The Christmas Collection (2008)
  • I've made the same mistake before
    Too many malls, too many stores
    December traffic, Christmas rush
    It breaks me till I push and shove

    Children are crying while mothers are trying
    To photograph Santa and sleigh
    The shopping and buying and standing forever in line
    What can I say?

    I need a silent night, a holy night
    To hear an angel voice through the chaos and the noise
    I need a midnight clear, a little peace right here
    To end this crazy day with a silent night

    December comes then disappears
    Faster and faster every year
    Did my own mother keep this pace
    Or was the world a different place?

    Where people stayed home wishing for snow
    Watching three channels on their TV
    Look at us now rushing around
    Trying to buy Christmas peace

    I need a silent night, a holy night
    To hear an angel voice through the chaos and the noise
    I need a midnight clear, a little peace right here
    To end this crazy day with a silent night

    What was it like back there in Bethlehem
    With peace on earth, good will toward men?

    Every shepherd's out in the field
    Keeping watch over their flock by night
    And the glory of the Lord shone around them
    And they were so afraid

    And the angels said fear not for behold
    I bring you good news of a great joy that shall be for all people
    For unto you is born this day a Savior, who is Christ the Lord
    And his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Prince of Peace

    I need a silent night, a holy night
    To hear an angel voice through the chaos and the noise
    I need a midnight clear, a little peace right here
    To end this crazy day with a silent night
    To end this crazy day with a silent nightWriter/s: AMY GRANT, CHRIS EATON
    Publisher: BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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