Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration

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Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration
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Studio album by Celtic Woman
Released October 3, 2006
Genre Celtic/Holiday
Language English, Irish, Latin
Label Manhattan
Producer David Downes
Celtic Woman chronology
Celtic Woman
(2005)Celtic Woman2005
Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration
(2006)
Celtic Woman: A New Journey
(2007)Celtic Woman: A New Journey2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Music Box 4/5 stars[1]

Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration is the second album from the singing group Celtic Woman. The album's main vocalists are the same five women who were first featured on the PBS music special of the same name: Méav Ní Mhaolchatha, Órla Fallon, Lisa Kelly, Chloë Agnew and Máiréad Nesbitt. The album was certified Gold by the RIAA in December 2009, for sales of 500,000, and certified Platinum in November 2011 for sales of 1,000,000.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Performer(s) Length
1. "Carol of the Bells" Chloë Agnew, Órla Fallon, Lisa Kelly, Máiréad Nesbitt, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha 02:40
2. "Silent Night Irish and English version" Nesbitt, Ní Mhaolchatha 03:25
3. "White Christmas" Agnew, Kelly, Ní Mhaolchatha 03:21
4. "Away in a Manger" Fallon 02:34
5. "Ding Dong Merrily on High" Agnew, Fallon, Kelly, Nesbitt, Ní Mhaolchatha 03:00
6. "Little Drummer Boy" Agnew, Fallon 03:48
7. "The Christmas Song" Kelly 03:35
8. "In the Bleak Midwinter" Nesbitt 03:31
9. "The First Noel" Agnew, Fallon, Kelly, Ní Mhaolchatha 03:52
10. "The Wexford Carol" Ni Mhaolchatha 03:07
11. "Christmas Pipes" Agnew, Fallon, Kelly, Nesbitt, Ní Mhaolchatha 07:40
12. "O Holy Night" Agnew, Fallon, Kelly, Nesbitt, Ní Mhaolchatha 04:24
13. "Panis Angelicus" Agnew 03:58
14. "Green the Whole Year Round" Kelly 04:50
15. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" Agnew, Fallon, Kelly, Nesbitt, Ní Mhaolchatha 02:41

Bonus track on Japanese edition[edit]

No. Title Performer(s) Length
16. "Beyond The Sea" (30 Sec. CM Version) Agnew, Fallon, Kelly, Nesbitt, Ní Mhaolchatha 00:40

Bonus track on Spanish edition[edit]

  1. Don Oíche Úd Mbeithil (That Night In Bethlehem)
  2. O Come All Ye Faithful
  3. Let It Snow

The 2006 EMI Canada CD release has the following differences. The track sequence is very different. All the “bonus” tracks on the Spanish release are included. The “bonus” track on the Japanese release is not. In The Bleak Midwinter and The First Noel are not included.

DVD[edit]

  1. Carol Of The Bells
  2. Silent Night
  3. White Christmas
  4. Away In A Manger
  5. Ding Dong Merrily On High
  6. Little Drummer Boy
  7. The Christmas Song
  8. In The Bleak Midwinter
  9. The First Noël
  10. The Wexford Carol
  11. Christmas Pipes
  12. O Holy Night
  13. Panis Angelicus
  14. Green The Whole Year Round
  15. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  16. Don Oíche Úd I Mbeithil (That Night In Bethlehem)
  17. O Come All Ye Faithful
  18. Let It Snow!

Personnel[edit]

Performers:

The Irish Holiday Film Orchestra was recorded at Icicle Studios, Dublin, Ireland Directed by Timothy Wells Celtic Woman Band:

The Antonas Choir was recorded at South Hill Studios, Dublin, Ireland Directed by Rosemary Collier All Christmas arrangements by David Downes

Chart history[edit]

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