Christmas Party (She & Him album)

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Christmas Party
Christmas Party SH.jpg
Studio album by She & Him
Released October 28, 2016 (2016-10-28)
Genre Indie pop, Christmas
Length 32:04
Label Columbia
Producer M. Ward
She & Him chronology
Classics
(2014)
Christmas Party
(2016)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic68/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
Los Angeles Times3/5 stars [2]
The Independent3/5 stars[3]
PopMatters6/10 stars [4]

Christmas Party is the second Christmas album and the sixth studio album by the folk/indie rock band She & Him, consisting of actress and musician Zooey Deschanel and musician M. Ward. The album was released on October 28, 2016,[5] and features several covers of classic holiday songs.

At Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received a score of 68, based on 16 critics, indicating "generally favorable" reviews.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."All I Want for Christmas Is You"Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasieff4:18
2."Let It Snow"Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn2:12
3."Must Be Santa"Hal Moore, Bill Fredericks2:16
4."Happy Holiday"Irving Berlin2:12
5."Mele Kalikimaka"Robert Alexander Anderson2:43
6."Christmas Memories"Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Domenick Costa2:50
7."Run Run Rudolph"Johnny Marks, Marvin Brodie2:52
8."Winter Wonderland"Richard B. Smith, Felix Bernard2:37
9."The Coldest Night of the Year"Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil3:34
10."A Marshmallow World"Carl Sigman, Peter DeRose1:56
11."The Man with the Bag"Dudley Brooks, Hal Stanley, Irving Taylor2:06
12."Christmas Don't Be Late"Ross Bagdasarian2:26
Total length:32:04

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard)[6] 14
US Folk Albums (Billboard)[7] 5
US Top Holiday Albums (Billboard)[8] 15
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[9] 23
US Top Tastemaker Albums (Billboard)[10] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Christmas Party by She & Him". Metacritic. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  2. ^ Lewis, Randy (December 13, 2016). "Holiday album roundup 2016: Garth, R. Kelly, Neil Diamond and more". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ "Christmas Album reviews: The Killers - Don't Waste Your Wishes, Voces8 - Winter, She & Him - Christmas Party".
  4. ^ "PopMatters review".
  5. ^ "'A Very She & Him Christmas' Available in Stores and Online Today!". Official She & Him website. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
  6. ^ "She & Him Chart History (Top Alternative Albums)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "She & Him Chart History (Top Americana/Folk Albums)". Billboard.
  8. ^ "She & Him Chart History (Holiday Albums)". Billboard.
  9. ^ "She & Him Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard.
  10. ^ "She & Him Chart History (Top Tastemaker Albums)". Billboard.