Santa the Spy

2008-12-07

Some Christmas songs are a bit spooky. I'm thinking especially of "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town", which makes that merry old elf out to be almost Orwellian. Since I like to write alternate lyrics to songs, I made the following adaptation of "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town"...

You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry
You'd better not pout, I'm telling you why
Santa Claus is comin' to town!

He's making a list, he's checking it twice
His database says who's naughty or nice
Santa Claus is comin' to town!

He spies on you in the night-time
He spies on you in the day
He keeps track of all your movements
He works for the CIA

You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry
You'd better not pout, I'm telling you why
Santa Claus is comin' to town!

The kids in Girl and Boy Land
They never will be free
They're in the Santa Youth League
They'll conform like you and me

You'd better watch out, you'd better not cry
You'd better not pout, I'm telling you why
Santa Claus is comin' to town!


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