Magic of Christmas (Marie Osmond album)

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The Magic of Christmas
Studio album by Marie Osmond
Genre Christmas, Country, Big Band, Christian
Length 28:35
Label Hi-Fi
Marie Osmond chronology
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection
(2002)
The Magic of Christmas
(2007)
Dancing with the Best of Marie Osmond
(2008)

Magic of Christmas is a holiday album released in 2007 by American country music singer, Marie Osmond. It was Osmond's first studio album since 1989's Steppin' Stone, as well as her first Christmas album.

Osmond released this album following her appearance on Dancing with the Stars. This album features guest vocals from siblings, Donny Osmond, Little Jimmy Osmond, and Merrill Osmond. The album is a mixture of cover versions of Christmas standards, such as "The Christmas Song" and "Away in a Manger" as well as new songs such as "The Locket" and "Christmas in the Country." It includes traditional holiday big-band music, as well Country and Christian ballads.

Released on the independent label, Hi-Fi label, The Magic of Christmas charted among the Billboard 200 albums chart, reaching a peak of #93 towards the end of the year. In addition, it also peaked at #4 on the Top Christian Albums and #9 on the Top Independent Albums chart the same year.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Christmas Song" — 3:28
  2. "When Christmas Comes This Year" — 4:39
  3. "Angels We Have Heard on High"/"Away in a Manger" — 4:24
  4. "Season of Seasons" — 3:59
  5. "Christmas Lullaby" — 3:52
  6. "The Gift of Love" — 4:30
  7. "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing"/"O Come All Ye Faithful" — 4:17
  8. "The Locket" — 3:12
  9. "Christmas in the Country" — 3:31
  10. "It's Christmas Once Again" — 3:30
  11. "O Holy Night" — 4:44
  12. "The Secret of Christmas" — 3:28
  13. "The Lord's Prayer" — 2:55
  14. "True Love" — 3:24
  15. "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" — 3:09

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 93
U.S. Top Christian Albums 4
U.S. Top Independent Albums 9

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