The song is about spending Christmas without the girl he loves. The singer misses all the good times that they used to have last Christmas. It was written and produced by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. The song was performed in the style of Elvis Presley’s slower songs from his later career, the song is often erroneously attributed to Elvis.
Release Date: December 1974
Songwriter/s: Mike Chapman – Nicky Chinn
UK – 1
The song topped the UK Singles Charts and sold over 750.000 copies. It became Mud’s second number 1 one song in the UK.
Artist’s age on Release Date: The band was active for 8 years when they released this song.
Cover Versions: Lucky Soul – Blue – Carter the Unstoppable Sex Machine – Little Man Take – KT Tunstall – Los Campesinos – other amateur artists covered this song on Youtube.