Christmas Songs (Diana Krall album)

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Christmas Songs
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Studio album by Diana Krall featuring the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Released October 26, 2005 (2005-10-26)
Recorded 2005
Studio
Genre
Length 35:10
Label Verve
Producer
Diana Krall chronology
The Girl in the Other Room
(2004)The Girl in the Other Room2004
Christmas Songs
(2005)
From This Moment On
(2006)From This Moment On2006
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Christmas Songs is the eighth studio album by Canadian singer Diana Krall, performed with the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra. It was released on October 26, 2005 by Verve Records. This is Krall's first full-length album of Christmas songs (not counting her 1998 EP Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas), and her first studio album with a big band. The album was released on vinyl for the first time on October 14, 2016.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Jingle Bells" James Pierpont 3:26
2. "Let It Snow" 4:02
3. "The Christmas Song" 4:24
4. "Winter Wonderland" 3:15
5. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" 3:08
6. "Christmas Time Is Here" 3:35
7. "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" 2:54
8. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" 4:19
9. "White Christmas" Irving Berlin 4:32
10. "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve" Frank Loesser 4:10
11. "Sleigh Ride" 3:26
12. "Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep" Berlin 3:41

Personnel[edit]

The Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Production
  • Produced by Tommy LiPuma and Diana Krall
  • Recorded and mixed by Al Schmitt

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[30] 2× Platinum 200,000^
Hungary (MAHASZ)[31] Gold  
Poland (ZPAV)[32] Platinum 20,000*
Portugal (AFP)[33] Gold 10,000^
United States (RIAA)[34] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

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