We wish you a Merry Christmas! Without a doubt, this is the first song that strikes our minds on the advent of Christmas. The birth of Lord Jesus Christ showers million cheerful feelings of joy, love, care, affection, fun, excitement, and frolic all over the world. The day serves as a boon of extremely good times as if a shell is structured around the planet that ushers ultra happiness in every corner of it. This joyous festival is made more special with beautiful and touching Christmas carols or hymns. The word "carol" is a derivative of the French word "caroller" which means dancing on a nice music forming a circle. Christmas carols are basically carols having lyrics on Christmas theme or anything connected to Christmas. By the end of November, children and adults start preparing for these beautiful Christmas carols in churches. Sounds of small children practicing for the performance on Christmas Eve can be heard at every alternate home. Christmas carols are the best way to express the spirit of this feast.
Traditional Christmas carols are more inclined towards ritual celebrations of Christ birth. Other Christmas carols are based on unspiritual Christmas themes like family get-togethers, Santa Claus, winter sceneries, etc. Many years back, Christmas carols were banned in England but they gained popularity in around 19th century. Today, they have become a Christmas tradition in which people of all age participate enthusiastically. The lyrics of Christmas carols greatly inspire everyone and raise the spirit of this marvelous fiesta. "The Holly and The Ivy" is one of the oldest Christmas carols that was very popular in the middle ages. Christmas carols are accompanied with alluring music in every church, house, and public gathering during Christmas season. You must have wondering about the richness and joy of these awesome Christmas carols. Check out the list of Christmas carols in the lines below.