When we think of Christmas songs we immediately thing of cheerful, fun, and uplifting songs. Often there are songs where the lyrics have been changed, or maybe the melody of the song has been altered. So it is not much of a surprise to discover that the lyrics of a well known Christmas song have been changed, or the music redone. However, when a very well known cartoon, South Park, created their own music, and lyrics for the shows that would air during the Christmas season, there were some people who were not very happy with the songs that were sung.
The south park Christmas songs that were sung were controversial, singing about the different religious beliefs throughout the world and condemning them for not celebrating Jesus?birthday. The south park Christmas songs included bad language and offending lyrics. One such song was entitled 揗erry Fucking Christmas? Another song titled 揂 lonely Jew on Christmas?has lyrics that describe the unhappiness of a Jewish boy who wants to be able to celebrate Christmas, but then is later told that he should be happy that he does not have to participate in the Christmas celebrations, such as, sitting on a fake Santa抯 lap, spending Christmas with an alcoholic family, and being on his best behaviour.
While many may find the lyrics of the south park Christmas songs offensive and rude, others will find the same songs quite funny and entertaining. It all depends on who you are and how you perceive things. Most people found it especially offensive because none of the south park Christmas songs had the good Christmas cheer that all Christmas songs are known for. The south park Christmas songs were new and controversial and really only thrived with those who were avid watchers of South Park. But with those who took no offence in the lyrics of the south park Christmas songs, found the songs to be quite enjoyable and funny.
If you are not familiar with the south park Christmas songs and you would like to listen to them, or read the lyrics, they are available on the internet, posted on south park websites. The episodes that featured the Christmas songs are available on DVD and are often shown during the Christmas season as re-runs.
South Park Christmas songs may be offensive to most, and humorous to others. If you have never listened, or read the lyrics to the Christmas songs, it is recommended that you do. By doing so, you will know what other forms of Christmas songs are available on the market during the Christmas season.