The Story Of... '2000 Miles' by The Pretenders

13 December 2017, 12:19 | Updated: 15 January 2018, 16:26

chrissie hynde

So what are those lyrics REALLY about, and is it actually a Christmas song at all?

The Pretenders' gently melancholic Christmas classic has been a festive favourite since it was released, but there's more to the song than you might realise...


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