is the 2008 Christmas album by This Christmas Aretha Franklin. Initially a Borders Bookstore exclusive, it was reissued in 2009 on DMI Records.
It is her first ever Christmas album. Having failed to launch her own
Detroit-based label, Aretha's Records, she chose to release this album on DMI Records. The album peaked at #102 on the album chart. As of January 2013, it has reportedly sold 142,864 copies in the United States (citation needed). Billboard
Track listing [ edit ]
Angels We Have Heard on High" (James Chadwick) 5:26 "
This Christmas (with Edward Franklin)" ( Donny Hathaway & Nadine McKinnor) 5:23 "
My Grown-Up Christmas List" ( David Foster & Linda Thompson Jenner) 5:15 "The Lord Will Make A Way" (Traditional, Arranged by Aretha Franklin) 5:43
Silent Night" (Franz Gruber & Josef Mohr) 5:06 "
Ave Maria" (Johann Sebastian Bach & Charles Gounod) 4:57 "Christmas Ain't Christmas (Without The One You Love)" (
Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff) 3:53 "14 Angels" (
Engelbert Humperdinck, Arranged by Aretha Franklin) 2:08 "One Night With The King" (Jeannie Tenney) 6:09
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" (Charles Wesley & Felix Mendelssohn) 5:24 "
'Twas the Night Before Christmas" (Clement C. Moore; Adaptation by Aretha Franklin) 1:52
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