All I Want For Christmas Is You

Album: Merry Christmas (1994)
Charted: 1 1
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  • I don't want a lot for Christmas
    There is just one thing I need
    I don't care about the presents
    Underneath the Christmas tree
    I just want you for my own
    More than you could ever know
    Make my wish come true oh
    All I want for Christmas is you

    I don't want a lot for Christmas
    There is just one thing I need, and I
    Don't care about the presents
    Underneath the Christmas tree
    I don't need to hang my stocking
    There upon the fireplace
    Santa Claus won't make me happy
    With a toy on Christmas day

    I just want you for my own
    More than you could ever know
    Make my wish come true
    All I want for Christmas is you

    I won't ask for much this Christmas
    I won't even wish for snow, and I
    I just wanna keep on waiting
    Underneath the mistletoe

    I won't make a list and send it
    To the North Pole for Saint Nick
    I won't even stay awake
    To hear those magic reindeer click

    'Cause I just want you here tonight
    Holding on to me so tight
    What more can I do
    Oh, Baby all I want for Christmas is you

    All the lights are shining
    So brightly everywhere
    And the sound of children's
    Laughter fills the air

    And everyone is singing
    I hear those sleigh bells ringing
    Santa won't you bring me
    The one I really need
    Won't you please bring my baby to me quickly

    I don't want a lot for Christmas
    This is all I'm asking for
    I just wanna see my baby
    Standing right outside my door

    I just want you for my own
    More than you could ever know
    Make my wish come true
    Baby all I want for Christmas is you

    All I want for Christmas is you, baby

Comments: 7

  • Justin Truth from New OrlransThe song All I want was Christmas is You was written and recorded by Vince Vance about 1989. I heard them play it at Christmas time festivals many times before M Carey claims to have penned it. A lawsuit is apparent unless she paid Vince Vance for the song then made up how she wrote it. Vince Vance is the band name. He is actually a relative of Ellen Degeneres.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhAhhh...Mariah, Mariah. I did not know until this month, December 2018, that she wrote lyrics. The song became an instant classic and everyone is familiar with the flirty & fun photo of her in the Santa garb on her album cover. To top it all off, she and Merry Christmas share the same initials.
  • Coy from Palestine, TxI agree with James, this song was ripped off. It is a very close copy of the song by Vince Vance and Valiants which came out in 1992. Carey and a big corporation (Sony) ripped off the title and even some of the words are similar. The song by Vince Vance and sung by Lisa Layne is a better Christmas song.
  • Ce from Miami, Flthe vince vance song is horrible.i like the one by mariah carey much better!
  • Carrie from Roanoke, VaThe Vince Vance song is nice, but wanting a significant other for Christmas isn't really an original idea, so Carey didn't "steal" the song. There are plenty of songs out there with the same title.
  • James from Ft. Worth Tx., TxMariah Carey is a rip off. This title and song was released in 1992 by Vince Vance and The Valiants and sung by the incredible Lisa Layne.
    Written by Andy Stone and Troy Powers of Dallas Tx.
    Its a damn shame that Ms. Carey was able to use the same words as a title for her song. Her lyrics are different.
    The Vince Vance song is my preference.
  • Louise from Newcastle, United KingdomAww, this is one of my favourite christmas songs. People tend to download it in their thousands in December.
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