Christmas Fantasy

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Christmas Fantasy
Studio album by Anita Baker
Released October 2005
Genre Jazz/R&B
Label Blue Note
Producer Barry Eastmond, Anita Baker
Anita Baker chronology
My Everything
(2004)
Christmas Fantasy
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Christmas Fantasy is the seventh studio album by American R&B singer Anita Baker. It is Baker's first (and only) holiday album, and was released on October 4, 2005 by Blue Note Records. The album peaked at number 120 on the Billboard 200, and number 31 on the R&B chart.

For the album, Baker performed several classic Christmas songs such as: "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "O Come All Ye Faithful", "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen", and "Christmas Time is Here" (which received a Grammy nomination). "Frosty's Rag" is a re-imagined version of "Frosty the Snowman", and also featured is Baker's rendition of the Broadway Holiday song "My Favorite Things".

The album also includes three original compositions by Baker: "Moonlight Sleighride", "Family of Man" and "Christmas Fantasy".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Frosty's Rag (Frosty the Snowman)" - 3:46
  2. "Christmas Time Is Here" - 4:38
  3. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" - 5:24
  4. "Christmas Fantasy" - 4:34
  5. "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" - 4:53
  6. "Moonlight Sleighride" - 6:15
  7. "O Come, All Ye Faithful" (with The Yellowjackets) - 5:38
  8. "Family of Man" - 4:49
  9. "My Favorite Things" - 5:02

Executive Producer - Anita Baker

Produced by Barry J. Eastmond

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffries, David. Christmas Fantasy > review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-04-11.