A Special Christmas

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A Special Christmas
Swv a special christmas.jpg
Studio album by SWV
Released November 18, 1997 (1997-11-18)
Recorded 1996–1997
Genre Christmas
Length 42:20
Label RCA
Producer Michael J. Powell, Rex Rideout, Phil Temple
SWV chronology
Release Some Tension
A Special Christmas
Greatest Hits (RCA)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
Entertainment Weekly C- [2]

A Special Christmas is an album by R&B group SWV that was released in the United States on November 18, 1997 by RCA Records. It is a holiday album featuring both cover versions and original material. A Special Christmas would be the penultimate album the trio recorded together before they disbanded in 1998. Coko, the group's lead singer, released her first solo album in 1999.

Track listing[edit]

# Title
1. "Intro" 0:41
2. "The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" 4:27
3. "This Christmas" 3:56
4. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" 4:28
5. "Christmas Ain't Christmas (Without the One You Love)" 3:15
6. "Give Love on Christmas Day" 3:49
7. "White Christmas" 3:33
8. "Silent Night" 5:00
9. "Silver Bells" 5:34
10. "O Holy Night" 3:30
11. "My Favorite Things" 4:07

Note: While the Album Length is consistently 42:20, there are minor discrepancies between sources as to the track lengths of #s 1, 3, 5, & 11. These minute differences balance out & leave the Album Length unchanged.


  1. ^ Promis, Jose F.. A Special Christmas review at AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-06-10.
  2. ^ "A Special Christmas Review". Entertainment Weekly. December 5, 1997. Retrieved 2013-06-10.