Christmas All Over the World
|Christmas All Over the World|
|Studio album by New Edition|
|Released||December 12, 1985|
|Genre||R&B, soul, Christmas|
|New Edition chronology|
Christmas All Over the World is the holiday EP and studio album released by American R&B group New Edition released in December 1985 by MCA. It serves as the group's only Christmas album. Also, this was the final album to feature vocals from original member Bobby Brown, who shortly departed for a solo career after the release of this album. The group reluctantly forced him out due to managerial concern of the group's image being tattered by Brown's multiple outbursts. Brown will later return for their sixth album, Home Again (1996).
The album was a moderate chart success, only peaking at number forty-five on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, and received mediocre reviews from most music critics.
Release and reaction
- "Give Love on Christmas Day" (Berry Gordy, Alphonso Mizell, Freddie Perren, Deke Richards, Christine Yarian) (4:08)
- "It's Christmas (All Over the World)" (John Hubbs, Bill House) (4:15)
- "Happy Holidays to You" (Mark Woods, Jr.) (3:52)
- "All I Want For Christmas (Is My Girl)" (Cathy Block) (3:11)
- "The Joy of Christmas" (Ricky Bell, Ralph Tresvant) (3:02)
- "Singing Merry Christmas" (Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe) (4:42)
- Ricky Bell: vocals, arranger, producer
- Michael Bivins: vocals, arranger, producer
- Bobby Brown: vocals
- Ronnie DeVoe: vocals, arranger, producer
- Ralph Tresvant: vocals, arranger, producer, drums
|US Billboard Top Soul Albums||45|
- Milberg, David A.. New Edition: Christmas All Over the World > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 07 October 2011.
- "New Edition US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-07.