‘Fairytale of New York’ Steals the Nation’s Heart as Best Carpool Karaoke Song
With only six days until Christmas it’s time to plan your last journey home and get your playlist ready.
According to a recent poll, 33 per cent of car pool colleagues will be singing their Santa socks off to The Pogues classic ‘Fairy Tale of New York’.
The especially poignant smash hit by Wham – ‘Last Christmas’ takes second place in the chart and transports people down memory lane back to when James Cordon took to our screens with the legend George Michael in the original car pool karaoke scene in Gavin and Stacey.
The Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey, has seen a huge surge in popularity this year and has helped her steal the third spot in this much anticipated Christmas chart. Her ‘All I Want for Christmas’ tour has seen her travel the world, as well as transport her Christmas smash hit right back in to the nation’s heart.
LeasingOptions.co.uk Brand Manager, Mike Thompson said: “The last week before Christmas always sees people get in the festive spirit. Nothing excites us more than singing along to a Christmas classic and our chart shows that oldies are certainly goodies’.
The team at LeasingOptions.co.uk got in the spirit by wearing their favourite Christmas jumpers and taking it in turns to join the car share for a festive sing along.
The survey asked 3235 people when they like to start playing Christmas music in their car and the overall results were as follows:
1. The Pogues – Fairytale Of New York – 33%
2. Wham – Last Christmas - 23%
3. Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas Is You – 21%
4. Chris Rea – Driving Home for Christmas - 11%
5. Wizzard – I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday - 8%
6. Slade – Merry Christmas Everybody – 5%
For further information or images please contact: Becky Roberts at Toast PR via email: BeckyRoberts@toastpr.co.uk or telephone: 07585 776575
Notes to Editors:
LeasingOptions.co.uk was founded in 1990 and the vision was to bring all the benefits that big corporations enjoyed from vehicle leasing, to the everyday driver and small business.
It was decided to provide a huge choice of great leasing deals, to ANY size of customer.
In a quarter of a century, LeasingOptions.co.uk has grown significantly, whilst still maintaining its original core values of huge choice, amazing service, and the best prices.
"The last week before Christmas always sees people get in the festive spirit. Nothing excites us more than singing along to a Christmas classic and our chart shows that oldies are certainly goodies."
LeasingOptionscouk Brand Manager, Mike Thompson
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