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Someone Sang A Muslim Version Of "Deck The Halls" And People Have Thoughts

Christmas carols but make it Islamic.

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Everyone knows the Christmas carol "Deck the Halls". You know, the one that goes: "Fa, la, la, la, la, la, la, la, la!"

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And everyone knows there's now a tradition of people getting angry about multiculturalism "ruining" Christmas, like Tesco including a Muslim family in its TV advert this year.

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So when someone discovered "The Muslim Christmas Song", set to the tune of "Deck the Halls", it started to pop off.

Ok I have now officially seen it all. Whose family is this, own up now

Got the fire going? Check. OK, buckle up, you're in for a ride.

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"Deck the Halls", but make it Islamic.

Awakening Records

The catchy chorus is replaced with: "la 'ilaha 'illa llah" – an Islamic testimony that there is no god but God.

Awakening Records

It's a halal singalong in a Christmas jumper.

Awakening Records

It didn't take long for people to have ~many thoughts~.

@MurshHabib 12 seconds in and I'm like...

People were perplexed.

People have so many questions.

Like, lots of questions.

Some people really weren't feeling it.

@MurshHabib This is pointless. Why do they need to copy a xmas carol. Come up with a new song if you must.

While other people hoped it was to piss racists off.

@MurshHabib @hardcastIe I hope this was done with the sole intention of trolling the racists

Some people found it low-key catchy though.

It's getting people in the festive mood.

Some people think it's a tune.

Maybe even that it's so's good?

@aishagani It's so awful - and so catchy! My mind says no but my body says 'I can't stop humming along' ergh. Bette…

Some people want it to hit the charts already.

@MurshHabib I want this in the top 40 by December.😀

People appreciated the little details.

@MurshHabib The "Hey!" at :56 tho 😂😂😂

@aishagani The guy’s white slacks are my personal highlight

With a little research, we discovered "The Muslim Christmas Song" was actually released last year, by Awakening Records, an Islamic faith-inspired label. The singer is Raef, an American Muslim songwriter from Washington. He's enjoying the renewed interest in his cover of "Deck the Halls".

Mine - family and friends, we had a great time :)

Fa la la la la, la la la laaaaaaaaaaa!