Beyond the Season (stylized as Beyºnd the Seasºn) is the first Christmas album by American country music artist Garth Brooks. It was released on August 25, 1992, and peaked at number 2 on both of Billboard magazine's Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums sales charts that year. Beyond the Season was also the best-selling Christmas/holiday album of 1992 in the United States with sales of 1,542,000 copies for the year according to Nielsen SoundScan. As of November 2014, the album has cumulative sales of 2,650,000 copies in the U.S. and is the seventeenth best-selling Christmas/holiday album in the U.S. during the entire SoundScan era (March 1991 – present).
On November 15, 1995, Beyond the Season was certified Triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipment of three million copies in the United States.
- "Go Tell It on the Mountain" (John Wesley Work, Jr., Traditional) – 3:30
- "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" (Traditional) – 2:34
- "The Old Man's Back in Town" (Garth Brooks, Randy Taylor, Larry Bastian) – 2:34
- "The Gift" (Stephanie Davis) – 4:45
- "Unto You This Night" (Rex Benson, Steve Gillette) – 3:46
- "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin) – 2:55
- "The Friendly Beasts" (Traditional) – 3:32
- "Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy" (Buck Owens, Don Rich) – 2:29
- "Silent Night" (Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht) (Franz Xaver Gruber, Joseph Mohr) – 3:46
- "Mary's Dream" (Mark Casstevens, Bobby Wood) – :50
- "What Child Is This?" (William Chatterton Dix, Traditional) – 3:27
Beyond the Season peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard 200, and on the Top Country Albums. In November 1995, Beyond the Season was certified 3 x Platinum by the RIAA.
Sales and Certifications
||2 x Platinum 
||3 x Platinum
||"Santa Looked a Lot Like Daddy"
||"Go Tell it on the Mountain"
|"God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"
- Mark Casstevens - acoustic guitar
- Chris Leuzinger - acoustic and electric guitars
- Bruce Bouton - steel guitar
- Rob Hajacos - fiddle
- Cynthia Reynolds Wyatt - harp
- Nashville String Machine, Carl Gorodetzky, Pamela Sixfin, Gary VanOsdale, Bob Mason - strings
- Joey Miskulin - accordion
- Bobby Wood - piano, keyboards
- Mike Chapman - bass guitar
- Milton Sledge - drums
- Garth Brooks - lead, harmony and backing vocals
- Trisha Yearwood, Pat Alger, Stephanie Davis, Larry Bastian, Victoria Shaw, Tony Arata, Allen Reynolds, Jim Rooney, Christ Church Choir, Donna McElroy, Bob Bailey, Vicki Hampton, Howard Smith, Yvonne Hodges, Johnny Cobb, Jana King, Dennis Wilson, Emily Harris, Gary Chapman, Donna Morris - harmony and backing vocals
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