Which Santa Claus-themed Christmas song is the worst? | The Tylt
Christmas carols can be creepy, but these two seem designed to give children nightmares. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" literally warns "You better watch out/You better not cry/Better not pout." In other words, kids, stuff down all of your emotions, because you're being spied on ("He sees you when you're sleeping..."). But "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" might be worse—a kid stumbles upon his mother cheating with Kris Kringle? Gross. Which is more disturbing for kids? Vote below! 🎅 😣
Which Santa Claus-themed Christmas song is the worst?
It’s that time of year again! Millions of shoppers will be hit with wave after unrelenting wave of holiday music to the point of aural madness. To celebrate this month of obnoxious festive melodies, we’ve taken the 16 most reviled Christmas songs and are pitting them against each other all month long! Don't forget to cast your vote in these other exciting head-to-head debates:
The idea of Santa Claus as Big Brother, used as a threat to keep kids in line is bad enough—but the melody is incredibly annoying as well. Just when you think it couldn't get worse, The Boss abases himself by covering the POS.
Sure, it's a classic—but that doesn't make it any less horrifying. You know a song is whiny and annoying when even the Jackson 5 version of it sounds like nails on a chalkboard. Oh, and the lyrics—yes, it's supposed to be the father dressed up as Santa, but a whole generation of kids grew up thinking this song was about walking in on your mom cheating. And what kid wants to stumble on their mother kissing or tickling anyone, much less Santa? Talk about ruining Christmas!