Driving home for Christmas
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Written when stuck in a traffic jam driving home for Christmas
Originally written with Van Morrison in mind
With COVID19 restrictions in 2020, the song has developed a wistfully nostalgic popularity
2020 Christmas Song World Cup
First Place Seed for Group Stage draw
A1 : 289pts Driving Home for Christmas- Chris Rea
A2 : 279pts It'll be Lonely this Christmas - Mudd
A3: 197pts Most Wonderful time of the year - Andy Williams
A4: 128pts The Power of Love- Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Last 16 v I Wish it Could be Christmas Everyday - Wizzard (70% - 30% Victory)
Quarter Finals v The Christmas Song- Nat King Cole (71% - 29% Victory)
Semi Final v All I want for Christmas is you - Mariah Carey (81.25% - 18.75% Defeat)
2016 Christmas Song World Cup
2012 Christmas Song World Cup
Did Not Qualify
2008 Christmas Song World Cup
Last 16 eliminated by Roy Wood & Wizzard I Wish it Could be Christmas Everyday