Driving home for Christmas

Chris Rhea

Best UK Chart Pos.

Best US Chart Pos.

11th 1986


Best SPA Chart Pos.



  • 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

2016 Christmas Song World Cup

Group Stages

2012 Christmas Song World Cup

Did Not Qualify

2008 Christmas Song World Cup

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