A Christmas Album (Bright Eyes album)

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A Christmas Album
A Christmas Album (Bright Eyes album) (Front Cover).png
Studio album by Bright Eyes
Released December 1, 2002 (U.S.)
Genre Christmas
Length 32:03
Label Saddle Creek (US)
Bright Eyes chronology
Lifted or The Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground
(2002)Lifted or The Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground2002
A Christmas Album
Vinyl Box Set
(2003)Vinyl Box Set2003
Alternative cover
2013 reissue cover
2013 reissue cover

A Christmas Album is an album by Bright Eyes released in 2002.[1] The proceeds of the album go to the Nebraska AIDS Project.[2]

"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" appeared in the films Imaginary Heroes and Krampus, and "Blue Christmas" was featured in an episode of The O.C., entitled "The Best Chrismukkah Ever". Initially released only online,[1] it was released on 180 g white vinyl in 2009.[2]

This album is the 48th release of Saddle Creek Records.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Away in a Manger" 2:48
2. "Blue Christmas" 2:20
3. "Oh Little Town of Bethlehem" 2:57
4. "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" 1:53
5. "The First Noël" 2:30
6. "Little Drummer Boy" 2:35
7. "White Christmas" 1:36
8. "Silent Night" 3:15
9. "Silver Bells" 3:55
10. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" 4:08
11. "The Night Before Christmas" 4:07
Total length: 32:03


The album was arranged by Conor Oberst and Maria Taylor. The performers also include Jake Bellows, Gretta Cohn, Armand Costanzo, Denver Dalley, Stefanie Drootin, Orenda Fink, Neely Jenkins, Jiha Lee, Andy LeMaster, Mike Mogis, Matt Oberst, Stephen Pedersen, Blake Sennett, Macey Taylor, and Nick White.[2]


  1. ^ a b Sanneh, Kelefa (6 December 2002). "Holiday Albums; Bright Eyes". The New York Times. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Bright Eyes: A Christmas Album". Saddle Creek. Saddle Creek. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 

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