Lorraine McIntosh and Ricky Ross from Deacon Blue
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Deacon Blue on writing a Christmas single

It was more than 25 years ago when Deacon Blue first started writing together, and since then they have racked up 12 top 40 singles, and even knocked Madonna off the top of the album chart.

But in all that time they have never written a Christmas record - until now. So what makes this year so different?

The band's husband and wife duo Ricky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh spoke to BBC Breakfast about writing their first festive single.

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