About “Hating You For Christmas”
“Hating You For Christmas” is a hidden song by Everclear from their album So Much For The Afterglow.
“I’ve always wanted to write a song about, just like, you know, being single at Christmas time and being dumped right before Christmas.” – Art Alexis on Rockline, 1997
About So Much For The Afterglow
Everclear’s third studio album So Much For The Afterglow was released in 1997 and quickly became a commercial success. The album’s lead single “Everything to Everyone” garnered a lot of attention with its catchy melody and relatable lyrics. The album also featured hits like “I Will Buy You a New Life,” “Father of Mine,” and “One Hit Wonder.”
The album was produced by Art Alexakis, the band’s lead vocalist and guitarist, and it features the classic Everclear sound – a blend of alternative rock, grunge, and post-grunge. The lyrics on the album are honest, emotional, and relatable, with themes of love, loss, and the struggles of growing up.
So Much For The Afterglow was both a critical and commercial success, reaching the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart and earning Platinum certification in the US. It remains one of Everclear’s most popular and influential albums, showcasing the band’s ability to craft catchy hooks and poignant lyrics.
How to find “Hating You For Christmas”
On CD: Begins at 4:38 of track #13 (“Like A California King”)
Listen to “Hating You For Christmas”
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