Christmas Celebration

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Christmas Celebration
Compilation album by Mannheim Steamroller
Released October 12, 2004
Genre Christmas
Length 65:08
Label American Gramaphone
Producer Chip Davis
Mannheim Steamroller chronology
Halloween: Monster Mix
(2004)
Christmas Celebration
(2004)
Romantic Themes
(2005)
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas albums chronology
Christmas Extraordinaire
(2001)
Christmas Celebration
(2004)
Christmas Song
(2007)
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Christmas Celebration is a compilation album by Mannheim Steamroller. It is the group's seventh Christmas album overall. The album was released in 2004 on CD and DVD by American Gramaphone to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the group's first Christmas album. The album features eighteen Christmas songs in progressive rock and Renaissance styles, and includes two new tracks: "Celebration" and a vocal version of the previously released "Traditions of Christmas". The remaining songs are new mixes of previously released songs. A limited edition version of the album, available exclusively at Target stores, featured two extra songs: "The Holly and the Ivy" and "Messengers of Christmas".


Track listing[edit]

  1. "Celebration" (previously unreleased) – 2:37
  2. "Christmas Lullaby" – 4:09
  3. "Deck the Halls" – 3:37
  4. "Veni Veni (O Come, O Come Emmanuel)" – 4:21
  5. "Away in a Manger" – 3:22
  6. "Hallelujah" (from "Messiah") – 4:43
  7. "O Tannenbaum" (vocal by Johnny Mathis) – 2:58
  8. "Wassail, Wassail" – 2:25
  9. "Carol of the Birds" – 2:07
  10. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Renaissance version)" – 1:42
  11. "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Rock version)" – 4:31
  12. "Greensleeves" – 3:29
  13. "Traditions of Christmas" (vocal by Lynn Dee Mueller) – 3:40
  14. "Good King Wenceslas" – 3:32
  15. "Carol of the Bells" – 3:53
  16. "Auld Lang Syn" – 3:40
  17. "Fum, Fum, Fum" – 4:54
  18. "Stille Nacht (Silent Night)" – 5:25
  19. "The Holly and the Ivy" [Target Version bonus track]
  20. "Messengers of Christmas" [Target Version bonus track]

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