6 Christmas Songs That Are Actually Kind Of Disturbing

May your days be scary and blighted.

The holidays are a time of happiness, joy and rampant, gluttonous consumerism, as well as, naturally, holiday tunes — the latter of which have been in heavy rotation since Halloween. Given the nature of the season, one would think that those tunes would be similarly gay and bright. Sadly, they’d be wrong. A good portion of holiday jams are actually darker than a stocking full of well-deserved coal.

Below, MTV News breaks down some of the most suspect Christmas carols. These will definitely help the kids stay up on Christmas Eve to wait for Santa — with fear.

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