Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas

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Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas
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Studio album by Celtic Woman
Released 9 October 2012
Recorded July-August 2012
Studio RTE and STUDIOTWO
Genre Celtic, new-age, Adult contemporary, classical, Christmas
Language English, Latin, German, Italian
Label Manhattan
Producer David Downes
Celtic Woman chronology
Celtic Woman: Believe
(2011)Celtic Woman: Believe2011
Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas
(2012)
Celtic Woman: Silent Night
(2012)Celtic Woman: Silent Night2012

Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas is the eight album released by the group Celtic Woman, released on 9 October 2012.[1] It is the third Christmas album released by the group, but only the second available for international purchase.

Home for Christmas features vocalists Chloë Agnew, Lisa Lambe, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha, and fiddler Máiréad Nesbitt.[1] This is the first album to feature Ní Mhaolchatha since her departure from the group in 2007 following the release of the DVD/PBS special Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration. It is also the first album not to feature founding member Lisa Kelly, who was at the time on maternity leave. The DVD was released on 29 October 2013 with Susan McFadden, Lisa Lambe, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha, and fiddler Máiréad Nesbitt. It was released at the same date a special package (CD & DVD)

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Performer(s) Length
1. "I'll Be Home For Christmas" Lisa Lambe 4:12
2. "Hark The Herald Angels Sing" Chloë Agnew, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Máiréad Nesbitt 5:01
3. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" Agnew, Nesbitt 4:13
4. "Silent Night" Ní Mhaolchatha 3:35
5. "We Three Kings" Agnew, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe 3:37
6. "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" Agnew, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Nesbitt 3:37
7. "What Child Is This" Ní Mhaolchatha, Nesbitt 4:31
8. "Adeste Fideles" Agnew 4:20
9. "Winter Wonderland" Agnew, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Nesbitt 2:51
10. "Mary's Boy Child" Agnew, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe 3:07
11. "Auld Lang Syne" Lambe 3:27
12. "Joy to the World" Agnew, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe 2:55

DVD track listing[edit]

No. Title Performer(s) Length
1. "Winter Wonderland" Susan McFadden, Méav Ní Mhaolchatha, Lisa Lambe, Máiréad Nesbitt  
2. "What Child Is This" Ní Mhaolchatha, Nesbitt  
3. "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" McFadden, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Nesbitt  
4. "I'll Be Home For Christmas" Lambe  
5. "Hark The Herald Angels Sing" McFadden, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Nesbitt  
6. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" McFadden, Nesbitt  
7. "We Three Kings" McFadden, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe  
8. "Carol of the Bells" Nesbitt  
9. "O Tannenbaum (German, Italian and English)" McFadden, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe  
10. "Silent Night" Ní Mhaolchatha  
11. "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" McFadden, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe  
12. "The Light of Christmas Morn" Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Nesbitt  
13. "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear" McFadden  
14. "Auld Lang Syne" Lambe  
15. "Joy To The World" McFadden, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Nesbitt  

Bonus Tracks on Special Edition[edit]

No. Title Performer(s) Length
13. "The First Tree In The Greenwood (The Sans Day Carol)" Agnew, Ní Mhaolchatha, Lambe, Nesbitt 3:24
14. "An Angel" Agnew, Lambe, Nesbitt 3:36
15. "In the Bleak Midwinter" Ní Mhaolchatha 3:30
16. "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)" Agnew, Lambe, Nesbitt 4:29

Bonus Track on Japan Edition[edit]

No. Title Performer(s) Length
13. "You Raise Me Up (Hiroko Version)" Agnew, Kelly, Lambe, Nesbitt 4:39

Home for Christmas was officially Vertified Platinum around 7 March 2013.[2]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[3] 16
US Billboard 200[4] 43
US Top Holiday Albums (Billboard)[5] 2
US World Albums (Billboard)[6] 1

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