Dream a Dream

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Dream a Dream
Studio album by Charlotte Church
Released October 17, 2000 (2000-10-17)
(see Release history)
Genre Crossover
Christmas carol
Label Sony Classical (U.S.)
Charlotte Church chronology
Charlotte Church
(1999)
Dream a Dream
(2000)
Enchantment
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Dream a Dream is the third music recording/album featuring the voice of 14-year-old soprano Charlotte Church, released in 2000. The album is principally a collection of Christmas carols, but also includes the title track "Dream a Dream", Charlotte's first foray into a more pop-influenced genre, based on the melody from Fauré's Pavane and featuring young American country singer Billy Gilman.

Dream a Dream was also the biggest-selling holiday album of 2000 in the United States with sales of 1,077,000 according to Nielsen/SoundScan.[2] On December 6, 2000, Dream a Dream was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipments of one million copies in the U.S.[3] As of December 5, 2008, the album has accumulated total sales of 1,630,000 copies in the U.S. according to SoundScan.[4]

Track listing[edit]

United Kingdom track listing[edit]

The version released in the United Kingdom.

  1. "Dream a Dream"
  2. "O Come All Ye Faithful"
  3. "Little Drummer Boy"
  4. "First Noel"
  5. "Mary's Boy Child"
  6. "Ding Dong Merrily On High"
  7. "Winter Wonderland"
  8. "Christmas Song"
  9. "Hark The Herald Angels Sing"
  10. "The Coventry Carol (Lully Lullay)"
  11. "Joy To The World"
  12. "When A Child Is Born"
  13. "What Child Is This"
  14. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"
  15. "Draw Tua Bethlehem"
  16. "Ave Maria"
  17. "Gabriel's Message"
  18. "O Holy Night"
  19. "Lo How A Rose E'er Blooming"
  20. "Silent Night"

United States track listing[edit]

The version released in the United States. (Excluding "4. The First Noel" from the UK version.)

  1. "Dream a Dream" – 3:54
  2. "O Come All Ye Faithful" – 3:21
  3. "Little Drummer Boy" – 2:57
  4. "Mary's Boy Child" – 3:31
  5. "Ding Dong Merrily on High" – 2:18
  6. "Winter Wonderland" – 3:03
  7. "Christmas Song" – 3:29
  8. "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" – 3:17
  9. "The Coventry Carol (Lully Lullay)" – 2:32
  10. "Joy to the World" – 2:12
  11. "When a Child Is Born" – 2:29
  12. "What Child Is This?" – 2:46
  13. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" – 2:00
  14. "Draw Tua Bethlehem" – 3:37
  15. "Ave Maria" – 2:50
  16. "Gabriel's Message" – 2:43
  17. "O Holy Night" – 4:22
  18. "Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming" – 2:32
  19. "Silent Night" – 3:47

Target Exclusive Special Edition track listing[edit]

The version exclusively available in Target discount stores.

  1. "Dream a Dream"
  2. "O Come All Ye Faithful"
  3. "Little Drummer Boy"
  4. "First Noel"
  5. "Mary's Boy Child"
  6. "Ding Dong Merrily On High"
  7. "Winter Wonderland"
  8. "Christmas Song"
  9. "Hark The Herald Angels Sing"
  10. "The Coventry Carol (Lully Lullay)"
  11. "Joy To The World"
  12. "When A Child Is Born"
  13. "What Child Is This"
  14. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"
  15. "Draw Tua Bethlehem"
  16. "Ave Maria"
  17. "Gabriel's Message"
  18. "O Tannenbaum"
  19. "O Holy Night"
  20. "Lo How A Rose E'er Blooming"
  21. "Silent Night"

Release history[edit]

Region Date
United States October 17, 2000 (2000-10-17)
United Kingdom November 20, 2000 (2000-11-20)

Certifications[edit]

Country Certification
Great Britain Gold
America Platinum
Canada Gold
Hong Kong Gold

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