Winter: The Warmest Gift

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2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift
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2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift cover
Studio album by SM Town
Released 13 December 2011 (2011-12-13)
Recorded 2011 at SM Studios, Seoul, South Korea
Genre Holiday, pop, synthpop, pop rock, jazz, country pop
Length 42:20
Language English
Label S.M. Entertainment
KMP Holdings
Producer Lee Soo Man
SM Town chronology
2009 Summer SMTown – We Are Shining
(2009)
2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift
(2011)

2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift is the eighth winter album by SMTown, released on December 13, 2011[1] by SM Entertainment and distributed by KMP Holdings in South Korea. It is the first winter compilation album in four years[2] and also their first album to have all songs sung entirely in English. This is also their first album to feature f(x) and the Japanese-active SM artist J-Min.

The album's lead single is "Santa U Are the One", sung by Super Junior with Super Junior-M members Henry and Zhou Mi. The music video was released on 13 December 2011 on SMTown official YouTube Channel. It features the Super Junior members with Henry and Zhou Mi singing in the studio and behind the scenes footage of SM artists during the album's photoshoot.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Artist Length
1. "Santa U Are the One" Ove Andre Brenna Ove Andre Brenna Super Junior with Henry & Zhou Mi 3:34
2. "Sleigh Ride" Mitchell Parish Leroy Anderson TVXQ 2:54
3. "Distance" Alex Wright, Andrew Choi Kim Tae-sung BoA 3:29
4. "Last Christmas" George Michael George Michael SHINee 4:37
5. "Diamond" Kim Jung-bae Kenzie Girls' Generation 3:16
6. "For The First Time" Anne Judith Stokke Wik Zig Zag Note Kangta 4:39
7. "Like A Dream" Misfit, Anne Judith Stokke Wik Jung-mo TRAX 3:41
8. "The First Noël"     Zhang Liyin 3:18
9. "1, 2, 3" Anne Judith Stokke Wik Peppertones f(x) 4:20
10. "Amazing" Jens Oettrich, Linda Andrews, Jesper Tønnow Rasmussen Jens Oettrich, Linda Andrews, Jesper Tønnow Rasmussen The Grace - Dana & Sunday 4:55
11. "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)" John Lennon, Yoko Ono John Lennon, Yoko Ono J-Min 3:37
Total length: 42:20

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Distributing label
South Korea December 13, 2011 KMP Holdings
Japan December 15, 2011 Avex Trax
Taiwan January 5, 2012 Avex Taiwan
Philippines January 21, 2012 Universal Records
Thailand March 4, 2012 SM True

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift on iTunes December 13, 2011. Retrieved 2012-05-08
  2. ^ Kim, JiYeon "SM Artists Come Together for First Winter Album in Four Years" CJ E&M enewsWorld. 6 December 2011 Retrieved 2012-04-02
  3. ^ "Gaon physical sales". Gaon Chart. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "2011年12月12日~2011年12月18日のCDアルバム週間ランキング". ORICON. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Gaon Singles Chart". Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 

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