A Family Christmas

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A Family Christmas
A Family Christmas.jpg
Studio album by The Piano Guys
ReleasedOctober 22, 2013 (2013-10-22)
GenreClassical crossover
Length47:00
LabelPortrait
ProducerAl van der Beek, Steven Sharp Nelson, Jon Schmidt[1]
The Piano Guys chronology
The Piano Guys 2
(2013)
A Family Christmas
(2013)
Wonders
(2014)

A Family Christmas is the fourth studio album by American musical group The Piano Guys. Released on October 22, 2013 by Portrait (a division of Sony Masterworks),[2] the album reached number 20 on the US Billboard 200. On October 7, 2014 the album was re-released with two additional tracks in two different limited edition versions, one containing a miniature piano Christmas ornament, and the other a miniature cello Christmas ornament.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Angels We Have Heard on High"Traditional3:35
2."O Come, O Come Emmanuel"Traditional5:04
3."Good King Wenceslas"Traditional3:54
4."Carol of the Bells/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"Al van der Beek, Various Composers, Steven Sharp Nelson3:24
5."Where Are You Christmas?"James Horner3:58
6."Let It Snow/Winter Wonderland"Al van der Beek, Various Composers, Steven Sharp Nelson3:31
7."Still, Still, Still"Traditional5:02
8."We Three Kings"John Henry Hopkins, Jr.3:18
9."Away In a Manger"William James Kirkpatrick3:13
10."Christmas Morning"Jon Schmidt4:02
11."Winter Wind"Steven Sharp Nelson, Jon Schmidt4:29
12."Silent Night"Franz Xaver Gruber3:30
Total length:47:00

Personnel[edit]

The Piano Guys

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[3] 20
US Billboard Classical Albums 1
US Billboard Holiday Albums 2
US Billboard New Age Albums 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Position
US Billboard Classical Albums[4] 23
US Billboard New Age Albums[5] 5
Chart (2014) Position
US Billboard Classical Albums[6] 2
US Billboard New Age Albums[7] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Piano Guys 2 (CD liner notes). The Piano Guys. Portrait. 2013.
  2. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/5763210/piano-guys-release-christmas-album-eye-third-studio-set-for-2014
  3. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/418831/piano-guys/chart?f=305
  4. ^ "2013 Year End Charts - Top Classical Albums". Billboard. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
  5. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/year-end/2013/top-new-age-albums
  6. ^ "2014 Year End Charts - Top Classical Albums". Billboard. Retrieved December 9, 2014.
  7. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/year-end/2014/new-age-albums