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)
Christmas Songs
(2005)
From This Moment On
(2006)
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 is scheduled for release on vinyl for the first time in 2016, on October 14.[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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