Well it's Christmas Eve and what better unusual Christmas rock song to profile than 2000 Miles by Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders. The song was released in November of 1983, followed by inclusion on the group's third album Learning to Crawl.
The album was aptly titled. The group had seen considerable shake up following the drug deaths of two members. Here's a live performnce of the song from the mid 90s.