The Gift of Christmas (song)

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"The Gift of Christmas"
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Single by Childliners
ReleasedDecember 1995
LabelLondon Records
Songwriter(s)Tony Mortimer
Producer(s)Rob Kean, Tony Vickers

"The Gift of Christmas"[1] is a 1995 charity single by supergroup Childliners, with the proceeds of the single going to Childline. The song was written by Tony Mortimer[2] of East 17. In a similar ilk to "Do They Know It's Christmas?" by Band Aid, the song features popular chart acts such as MN8, Boyzone, East 17, Backstreet Boys, Dannii Minogue, Peter Andre and more. It peaked at number 9[3] on the UK Singles Chart, number 10 in Ireland[4] and number 7 in Scotland.[5]

A second CD of "The Gift of Christmas" was also released featuring remixes by Motiv 8, Not Loveland, Matt Darey, Beatmasters and Wand.[6]


Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "The Gift of Christmas" (Radio Mix) – 4:06
  2. "The Gift of Christmas" (Accapella) – 3:56
CD single (remix)
  1. "The Gift of Christmas" (Single Version) – 4:06
  2. "The Gift of Christmas" (Motiv 8 Simply Great) – 5:45
  3. "The Gift of Christmas" (Not Loveland But Lapland Mix) – 7:09
  4. "The Gift of Christmas" (Gift Rapped) – 5:32
  5. "The Gift of Christmas" (Frankincense Making Sense Mix) – 6:30
  6. "The Gift of Christmas" (Wands Magic Mix) – 5:53
Cassette single
  1. "The Gift of Christmas" (Radio Mix) – 4:06
  2. "The Gift of Christmas" (Accapella) – 3:56


  1. ^ "The Gift of Christmas". BBC.
  2. ^ "Child Liners The Gift Of Christmas". hitparade.
  3. ^ "The Gift of Christmas". Official Charts.
  4. ^ "Childliners Irish Chart Peaks". Irish Recorded Music Association. The Irish Charts.
  5. ^ "Childliners Scottish Chart Peaks". Official Charts Company. Official Charts.
  6. ^ "ChildLiner DJ's – The Gift Of Christmas". Discogs.