Santa Tell Me
Ariana Grande Lyrics


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Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year

Feeling Christmas all around
And I'm trying to play it cool
But it's hard to focus when I see him walkin' 'cross the room
"Let it Snow" is blasting out
But I won't get in the mood
I'm avoiding every mistletoe until I know
It's true love that he thinks of
So next Christmas
I'm not all alone, boy

Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year

I've been down this road before
Fell in love on Christmas night (ooh, babe)
But on New Year's Day, I woke up and he wasn't by my side
Now I need someone to hold
Be my fire in the cold (yeah, yeah)
But it's hard to tell if this is just a fling
Or if it's true love that he thinks of
So next Christmas
I'm not all alone, babe

Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year

Oh, I wanna have him beside me like oh-oh-oh
On the 25th by that fire place, oh-oh-oh
But I don't want a new broken heart
This year I've got to be smart
Ooh, baby
(Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
If he will be, if he will be here (Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
Oh-oh-oh

Santa, tell me if you're really there (Santa, tell me, 'cause I really care)
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares (tell me, tell me, boy)
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year

Santa, tell me if you're really there (tell me, tell me, baby)
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year (if he won't be, if he won't be here)
Santa, tell me if he really cares (tell me, do you care?)




'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year

Overall Meaning

The song "Santa Tell Me" by Ariana Grande is a Christmas-themed track that bases its lyrics on the uncertainty of love during the holiday season. The song portrays a girl who has been hurt before and is apprehensive about falling for someone new. She seeks the help of Santa to reveal if the person she is attracted to genuinely cares for her or if it's just another fling. She doesn't want to break her heart again by investing all of her love and affection into someone who won't be there for her next year. The track represents the emotions and thoughts prevalent among people during Christmas, which is the time for love, joy, and celebration.


The song's chorus is the refrain "Santa, tell me if you're really there, Don't make me fall in love again, If he won't be here next year." The tone of the song is downbeat, but it elevates with the pre-chorus and the bridge, setting a hopeful and optimistic mood. The pre-chorus includes some of the most memorable lines of the song, "Feeling Christmas all around, And I'm trying to play it cool, But it's hard to focus when I see him walking 'cross the room." The bridge questions whether the singer should invest her heart and emotions in someone who might be with her for just a season.


Overall, "Santa Tell Me" touches on the apprehension and uncertainty that people feel about love during Christmas, delivering a sense of hope and belief in new beginnings.


Line by Line Meaning

Santa, tell me if you're really there
Ariana is reaching out to Santa to seek divine guidance in matters of love.


Don't make me fall in love again
Ariana is reluctant to fall in love again due to a past heartbreak.


If he won't be here next year
Ariana is looking for a commitment from her lover, that he will be there for her next Christmas.


Santa, tell me if he really cares
Ariana wants to know if her lover truly cares for her and their relationship.


'Cause I can't give it all away
Ariana is not ready to fully invest herself in a relationship if there is no future for them.


Feeling Christmas all around
Ariana is caught up in the holiday spirit and hopes for love to be in the air as well.


And I'm trying to play it cool
Though excited for the prospect of love, Ariana is trying to maintain her cool composure.


But it's hard to focus when I see him walkin' 'cross the room
Ariana is attracted to someone and finds it difficult to focus on anything else when he is in the room.


"Let it Snow" is blasting out
Christmas music is playing loudly in the background adding to her holiday spirit.


But I won't get in the mood
Despite the holiday cheer, Ariana is holding back from getting too excited.


I'm avoiding every mistletoe until I know
Ariana wants to wait until she knows if this person is truly the one she wants to be with before committing to any holiday traditions.


It's true love that he thinks of
Ariana is only interested in being with someone who feels genuine love for her.


So next Christmas, I'm not all alone, boy
Ariana hopes to be with a loyal and committed partner next Christmas to avoid being alone again.


I've been down this road before
Ariana has experienced heartbreak before and wants to avoid going through that again.


Fell in love on Christmas night
Ariana has fallen in love before, but it happened on Christmas and ended in heartbreak.


But on New Year's Day, I woke up and he wasn't by my side
Ariana's past love interest was not as committed as she had hoped, he left after New Year's Day, leaving them both heartbroken.


Now I need someone to hold
Ariana needs someone to be her support when times are tough.


Be my fire in the cold
Ariana needs someone to keep her warm and provide comfort when things get tough.


But it's hard to tell if this is just a fling
Ariana is unsure if her current relationship is a short-term fling or a long-term commitment.


Or if it's true love that he thinks of
Ariana is hoping that her lover is thinking of a long-term commitment rather than a short-term fling.


Oh, I wanna have him beside me like oh-oh-oh
Ariana desires to have her lover by her side through thick and thin.


On the 25th by that fire place, oh-oh-oh
Ariana is hoping to spend Christmas Day with her lover by the fire place, enjoying the holiday season together.


But I don't want a new broken heart
Ariana does not want to be heartbroken again and is taking precautions to protect her heart.


This year I've got to be smart
Ariana has learned from past experiences and is trying to approach her love life more carefully.


If he will be here
Ariana is seeking assurance that her lover will be there for her next Christmas to avoid heartbreak again.


Santa, tell me if you're really there (tell me, tell me, baby)
Ariana is reaching out to Santa Claus, seeking divine guidance and assurance for her love life.


Tell me, do you care?
Ariana is asking if Santa cares about her romantic struggles and wishes.


Santa, tell me if he really cares (tell me, tell me, boy)
Ariana wants to know if her lover genuinely cares for her, and not just playing with her emotions.


'Cause I can't give it all away
Ariana is not willing to give everything emotionally in a relationship if there is no future commitment from her partner.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Ariana Grande, Savan Harish Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh

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@babitete533

{LYRICS}
Santa tell me, if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year.
Santa tell me, if he really cares
Cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year.

Feeling Christmas all around, and I'm trying to play it cool, but it's hard to focus when I see him walking across the room.
Let it snow, it's blasting out
But I won't get in the mood, I'm avoiding every mistletoe until I know it's true love that he thinks of, so next Christmas I'm not all alone boy.

Santa tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year.
Santa tell me if he really cares, cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year.

I've been down this road before, fell in love on Christmas night
but on New Year's Day I woke up and he wasn't by my side.
Now I need someone to hold, be my fire in the cold, but it's hard to tell if this is just a fling or if it's true love that he thinks of, so next Christmas I'm not all alone babe!

Santa tell me if you're really there, don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year
Santa tell me if he really cares cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year.

Oh I wanna have him beside me like ohhh, on the 25th by the fireplace ohhh. But I don't want no broken heart, this year I've got to be smart... oh baby! If he won't be, if he won't be here, Ohhhhh!!

[Santa tell me, (Santa tell me) if you're really there, (are you really there?) don't make me fall in love again if he, (he won't be here next year) Santa tell me, (tell me) if he really cares, (tell me babe) cause I can't give it all away if, (he won't be here) next year.]
[Santa tell me, (tell me) if you're really there, (Santa baby) don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here, (if he won't be, if he won't be here) next year Santa tell me, (tell me) if he really cares, (do you care?) cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year.]



@ishakelyamani8322

Lyrics :) Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
Feeling Christmas all around
And I'm trying to play it cool
But it's hard to focus when I see him walkin' 'cross the room
"Let it Snow" is blasting out
But I won't get in the mood
I'm avoiding every mistletoe until I know
It's true love that he thinks of
So next Christmas
I'm not all alone, boy
Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
I've been down this road before
Fell in love on Christmas night (ooh, babe)
But on New Year's Day, I woke up and he wasn't by my side
Now I need someone to hold
Be my fire in the cold (yeah, yeah)
But it's hard to tell if this is just a fling
Or if it's true love that he thinks of
So next Christmas
I'm not all alone, babe
Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
Oh, I wanna have him beside me like oh-oh-oh
On the 25th by that fire place, oh-oh-oh
But I don't want a new broken heart
This year I've got to be smart
Ooh, baby
(Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
If he will be, if he will be here (Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
Oh-oh-oh
Santa, tell me if you're really there (Santa, tell me, 'cause I really care)
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares (tell me, tell me, boy)
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if you're really there (tell me, tell me, baby)
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year (if he won't be, if he won't be here)
Santa, tell me if he really cares (tell me, do you care?)
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
The end.



@stevethea5250

Santa Tell Me (Explicit Version) Lyrics
[Chorus]
Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don’t make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can’t give it all away if he won't be here next year

[Verse 1]
Feeling Christmas all around
And I'm trying to play it cool
But it's hard to focus when I see him walking 'cross the room
"Let It Snow" is blasting out
But I won't get in the mood
I'm avoiding every mistletoe until I know it's

[Pre-Chorus]
True love that he thinks of
So next Christmas I’m not all alone, boy

[Chorus]
Santa, tell me if you’re really there
Don't make me fall in love again if he won’t be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year

[Verse 2]
I’ve been down this road before
Fell in love on Christmas night
But on New Years Day I woke up and he wasn't by my side
Now I need someone to hold
Be my fire in the cold
But it's hard to tell if this is just a fling or if it's true love



[Pre-Chorus]
True love that he thinks of
So next Christmas I'm not all alone, boy

[Chorus]
Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year

[Bridge]
Oh, I wanna let him unwrap me, like oh-woo-oh
Get on top of him, by that fireplace, oh-woo-oh
But I don't want a new broken heart
This year I've got to be smart
Oh, baby
(Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
If he will be, if he will be here
(Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
Oh, woah

[Chorus]
Santa, tell me (Santa, tell me) if you're really there ('Cause I really care)
Don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me (Tell me) if he really cares (Tell me, boy)
'Cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year
[Outro]
Santa, tell me (Tell me) if you're really there (Santa, baby)
Don't make me fall in love again if he won't be here next year (If he won't be, if he won't be here)
Santa, tell me (Tell me) if he really cares (Do you care?)
'Cause I can't give it all away if he won't be here next year



@aimem3111

Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
Feeling Christmas all around
And I'm trying to play it cool
But it's hard to focus when I see him walking around the room
"Let it Snow" is blasting out
But I won't get in the mood
I'm avoiding every mistletoe until I know
It's true love that he thinks of
So next Christmas
I'm not all alone, boy
Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
I've been down this road before
Fell in love on Christmas night
But on New Year's Day, I woke up and he wasn't by my side
Now I need someone to hold
Be my fire in the cold
But it's hard to tell if this is just a fling
Or if it's true love that he thinks of
So next Christmas
I'm not all alone, babe
Santa, tell me if you're really there
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
Oh, I wanna have him beside me like oh-oh-oh
On the 25th by the fire place, oh-oh-oh
But I don't want a new broken heart
This year I've got to be smart
Oh, baby
(Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
If he will be, if he will be
(Santa, tell me, Santa, tell me)
Oh-oh-oh
Santa, tell me if you're really there (Santa, tell me, 'cause I really care)
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if he really cares (tell me, tell me, boy)
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year
Santa, tell me if you're really there (tell me, Santa, baby)
Don't make me fall in love again
If he won't be here next year (if he won't be, if he won't be here)
Santa, tell me if he really cares (tell me, do you care?)
'Cause I can't give it all away
If he won't be here next year



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@ailenea.8784

It's September!😅 but..
Merry Christmas beautiful people❤

@_yejikitty_

Same i don't care its still beautiful

@mari-ok6jk

same im the biggest fan of christmas ughhghghg

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Merry Christmas too <3

@gracefontenot8988

Ailene A. Hehe

@naomimack6772

Merry Christmas to you! ❤

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@jungyu330

Almost 2022 and this song is still a masterpiece!

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I 100% agree

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