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2000 miles

The Pretenders

Best UK Chart Pos.

Best US Chart Pos.

15th 1983

B Side 2nd 1984

Best SPA Chart Pos.



  • The song is not a Christmas song

  • It is mistaken to be a song about long distance lovers but is actually a homage to James Honeyman-Scott the band's original guitarist who died the year before

  • 8th on the Top Ten Christmas Song Money Earners

2020 Christmas Song World Cup

Second Place Seed for Group Draw

C1: 302pts  Last Christmas- Wham!

C2: 199pts  Stay Another Day - East 17

C3: 189pts  Misletoe & Wine - Cliff Richard

C4: 172pts  2000 Miles- The Pretenders

Group Stage : After the heroics of 2016 The Pretenders came fourth in the group this year after Cliff Richard overtook them

2016 Christmas Song World Cup

2012 Christmas Song World Cup

Group Stage

2008 Christmas Song World Cup

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