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Driving Home For Christmas Ukulele Chords by Chris Rea

by Per Kjeller
Driving Home For Christmas Ukulele Chords by Chris Rea

Driving Home For Christmas Ukulele Chords by Chris Rea. The chords used in this song are Amaj9, A, Dmaj7, D6, C#min7, F#min7, Bmin7, and Esus4. Change the key of the song for FREE if needed.

“Driving Home for Christmas” is a cherished holiday song by British singer-songwriter Chris Rea. Released in 1988, the song was not an immediate hit but gradually gained popularity over the years, eventually becoming a staple of Christmas music in the UK and beyond. Chris Rea wrote the song, inspired by his own experience of driving from London to Middlesbrough in heavy traffic while trying to get home for Christmas.

The song is characterized by its smooth, melodic tune and Rea’s distinctive husky voice, combined with lyrics that beautifully capture the anticipation and warmth of heading home during the holiday season. The song’s gradual buildup in popularity is a testament to its relatability and the universal appeal of its theme. While “Driving Home for Christmas” did not win any major music awards, its enduring popularity, especially during the holiday season, is a significant achievement in itself.

An interesting aspect of “Driving Home for Christmas” is that it differs from traditional Christmas songs in terms of its style and mood. It’s more of a winter road song, evoking images of cold, festive landscapes and the coziness of home. This makes it a unique addition to the canon of Christmas music, appealing to those who enjoy a more contemporary and less conventional holiday song.

The song has been covered by various artists, but Chris Rea’s original version remains the most iconic, often associated with the start of the holiday season in the UK. Its charm lies in its simplicity and the emotional connection it creates, making “Driving Home for Christmas” a beloved song that resonates with anyone who has ever looked forward to being home for the holidays.

Driving Home For Christmas Ukulele Chords by Chris Rea

I’m Amaj9driving home for AChristmas Amaj9  AOh, I can’t Dmaj7wait to see those D6faces   Dmaj7  I’m Amaj9driving home for AChristmas, Amaj9yeaAWell I’m movDmaj7ing down that D6line   Dmaj7              D6 
And it’s C#min7been so F#min7long         Bmin7 But Esus4I will be thereI C#min7sing this F#min7songTo Esus4pass the time C#min7awayF#min7Driving in my Bmin7carEsus4Driving home for Amaj9Christmas   A      Amaj9              A  
It’s gonna Dmaj7take some time D6  But I’ll get Dmaj7there     D6 Amaj9Top to toe in AtailbacksOh, I got Dmaj7red lights D6all around Dmaj7                D6 But Amaj9soon there’ll be a Afreeway yeah Amaj9              A Get my Dmaj7feet on holy D6ground
So I C#min7sing for F#min7you         Bmin7  Though Esus4you can’t hear me   C#min7  When I get F#min7through     Bmin7 And Esus4feel you near me   C#min7 F#min7Driving in my Bmin7carI’m Esus4driving home for Amaj9ChristmasDriving home for Dmaj7Christmas D6        Dmaj7              D6   
With a thousand memories Amaj9               A      Amaj9              A  
I take a look at the Dmaj7driver next to D6me   Dmaj7              D6 He’s just the Amaj9sameJust the Dmaj7same
Amaj9Top to toe in AtailbacksOh, I got Dmaj7red lights D6all around Dmaj7                D6 But Amaj9soon there’ll be a Afreeway yeah Amaj9              A Get my Dmaj7feet on holy D6ground
So I C#min7sing for F#min7you         Bmin7  Though Esus4you can’t hear me   C#min7  When I get F#min7through     Bmin7 And Esus4feel you near me   C#min7 F#min7Driving in my Bmin7carI’m Esus4driving home for Amaj9ChristmasDriving home for Dmaj7Christmas D6            Dmaj7                D6    Dm              D6   
With a thousand memories
Amaj9           AAmaj9A
I take a look at the Dmaj7driver next to D6me     Dmaj7D6
He’s just the Amaj9same     AAmaj9AHe’s driving Dmaj7home, driving home D6

He’s driving Dmaj7home, driving home D6Dmaj7D6Driving home for Amaj9Christmas.

 

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