The Story Of... 'Driving Home for Christmas' by Chris Rea

14 December 2018, 10:17 | Updated: 19 December 2018, 15:01

Chris Rea - Driving Home for Christmas

"Top to toe in tailbacks..."

Since it was remotely acceptable to play Christmas music, we've been jamming along to one of our all-time favourites: 'Driving Home for Christmas' by the man himself.

And it got us thinking, what was the backstory to this jaunty classic that we can't help but chuck on when we're on our way home for Christmas? Here's all you need to know about the festive classic: