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Shoes – This Christmas

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I’m not one for Christmas songs. If I worked in a mall and had to listen to 6 weeks of traditional songs, I’d probably lose my mind. There are exceptions to this – if I’m in a store and I hear a song from the Yuletunes Christmas compilation, I’ll stand under a speaker and listen to it all. I’ve been known to hush my family in a restaurant when I hear a track.

Yuletunes features Holiday themed pop songs. It was produced by Jeff Murphy of Shoes fame and you can buy the CD from the band’s website – Shoeswire.com. It’s chock full of sing along, dance around tunes.

Here’s a review of the CD I found – “Original pop/rock songs with a Christmas theme. Melodic, harmony-laden, power-pop Christmas songs from some of the best bands in the genre. A holiday classic. You’ve probably heard these at the mall over the years and didn’t even know it. –CD Baby”

One of the songs is by Shoes and is called This Christmas. It very well might be my favorite song from John Murphy.

Things’ll get better
Doesn’t seem like it now
But they always do
I hope you find yourself someone this Christmas

The heart is a river
It carries you off as it takes you down
I hope you find yourself someone this Christmas

How often we’re only in need of a place to leave the pain
When Christmas surrounds us
We see the snow replace the rain

Love is a riddle
Like a new toy that’s ruined it gets thrown away
I hope you find yourself someone this Christmas

How often we’re only in need of a place to leave the pain
We’re anxious for Christmas
But without love it’s not the same

Things’ll get better
(Things’ll get better Things’ll get better)
Doesn’t seem like it now
But they always do
I hope you find yourself someone this Christmas

I hope you find yourself someone this Christmas
(I hope you get just what you want this Christmas)
I hope you find yourself
I hope you find yourself
(I hope you get just what you want this Christmas)
I hope you find yourself someone this Christmas
(I hope you get just what you want this Christmas)
I hope you find yourself someone this Christmas