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I Believe in Father Christmas

Greg Lake

Best UK Chart Pos.

Best US Chart Pos.

2nd 1975


Best SPA Chart Pos.



  • Written as a protest against the commercialisation of Christmas

  • The instrumental riff is from the "Troika" portion of Sergei Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kijé suite

  • Denied Number 1 in the chart by Queen Bohemian Raphsody

  • The music video was shot on the Sinai Peninsula and in the Dead Sea Scrolls caves on the West Bank 

2020 Christmas Song World Cup

Did not Qualify

2016 Christmas Song World Cup

Group Stage

2012 Christmas Song World Cup

Group Stage

2008 Christmas Song World Cup

Did Not Qualify

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