Just in Time for Christmas

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Just in Time for Christmas
Studio album by Pam Tillis
Released November 13, 2007
Genre Country
Length 36:30
Label Stellar Cat
Producer Matt Spicher, Pam Tillis
Pam Tillis chronology
RhineStoned
(2007)
Just in Time for Christmas
(2007)
Dos Divas
(2013)

Just in Time for Christmas is the tenth studio album, and first Christmas album, recorded by country music artist Pam Tillis.[1] The album was released on November 13, 2007, on Tillis' own Stellar Cat Records[2] and distributed by RED Distribution.[3] The album features seven of Tillis' favorite Christmas songs, along with three new compositions.[2] "The Rockin' Christmas Medley" is a duet with Tillis' father Mel Tillis. The album also features background vocals from Tillis' nieces and nephews.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 5/5 stars[4]

Reception for the album was mostly positive. About.com gave the album five stars, stating that "Tillis has a voice like no other and she can draw you into the mood with very little effort."[5] The North County Times gave the album an A- rating, saying that "Tillis' warm yet feathery voice lends new charm to old favorites."[6] The Omaha World-Herald rated the album B+, praising the new tracks as being "especially to-die-for."[7] While the Westword says the album "underwhelms,"[8] The Post-Star calls this album "the most intriguing offering" among 2007's country music Christmas releases.[9]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin) - 4:32
  2. "Beautiful Night" (Julie Lee Still) - 3:16
  3. "Light of the World" (Richard Leigh, Gary Nicholson) - 3:32
  4. "Christmas Waltz" (Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne) - 3:01
  5. "New Year's Eve" (Frank Loesser) - 4:12
  6. "The Rockin' Christmas Medley" (Joe Beal, Jim Boothe, Johnny Marks) - 2:45
  7. "Pretty Paper" (Willie Nelson) - 2:55
  8. "Silent Night Medley" (Franz Gruber, William J. Kirkpatrick, Josef Mohr, James R. Murray, John Jacob Niles) - 4:37
  9. "Seasons" (Viktor Krauss, Karyn Rochelle) - 3:22
  10. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" (Kim Gannon, Walter Kent, Buck Ram) - 4:18

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pam Tillis' First Holiday Album, Just In Time For Christmas, Blends Mistletoe, Torch & Twang". Top40 Charts. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  2. ^ a b "Pam Tillis gets in the holiday spirit". Country Standard Time. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  3. ^ "Pam Tillis returns in April with new CD". Country Standard Time. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  4. ^ About.com review
  5. ^ "Pam Tillis - Just in Time for Christmas". About.com. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  6. ^ "CD Reviews : North County Times - Californian". North County Times. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  7. ^ "A guide to recently released holiday CDs". Omaha World-Herald. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  8. ^ "Sanity Claus". Westword. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  9. ^ "Holiday faves for the ear". The Post-Star. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 

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