Christmas from the Heart (David Archuleta album)

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Christmas from the Heart
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Studio album by David Archuleta
Released October 13, 2009
Recorded June 2009 - September 2009
Genre Christmas, pop
Length 56:32
Label Jive
Producer Kurt Bestor, Sam Cardon, Jeff Archuleta, Emanuel Kiriakou, John Lee Hancock, Richard Parkinson
David Archuleta chronology
David Archuleta
(2008)David Archuleta2008
Christmas from the Heart
(2009)
The Other Side of Down
(2010)The Other Side of Down2010
Singles from Christmas from the Heart
  1. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"
    Released: December 7, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Billboard (74%)[2]

Christmas from the Heart is the second studio album, and first Christmas album, by American singer-songwriter David Archuleta. The album was released on October 13, 2009 under Jive Records.[3] "Melodies of Christmas", which was written by Archuleta, is the lone original song on the album.[4]

Track listing[edit]

The track listing is as follows.[5]

  1. "Joy to the World" – 4:19
  2. "Angels We Have Heard on High" – 3:36
  3. "O Come All Ye Faithful" – 3:19
  4. "Silent Night" – 4:49
  5. "The First Noel" – 4:32
  6. "O Holy Night" – 5:55
  7. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (featuring Charice Pempengco) – 4:36
  8. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" – 3:01
  9. "Pat-a-Pan" – 3:25
  10. "What Child Is This?" – 4:47
  11. "Riu Riu Chiu" – 3:54
  12. "Ave Maria" – 5:44
  13. "Melodies of Christmas" – 4:35

Promotion[edit]

David Archuleta promoted the album on his Christmas from the Heart Tour. He performed several songs from his album in several shows such as "Silent Night" at the Kaleidoscope Thanksgiving Special on Nov 26, 2009, "Melodies of Christmas" on Live with Regis and Kelly, "Pat-a-Pan" on Larry King Live, "Angels We Have Heard on High" on Fox & Friends and The Today Show, and "Ave Maria on Nuestra Navidad a special on Univision, a Hispanic network.

Sales and chart performance[edit]

Sales[edit]

  • United States — 246,000[6]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
Position
U.S. Billboard 200 30
U.S. Holiday Charts 2

Singles charts[edit]

Year Single Peak
US AC
2009 "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" 24[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Review: Christmas from the Heart". Allmusic. Retrieved 11 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Paine, Kelsey. "Review: David Archuleta, "Christmas from the Heart"". Billboard. Retrieved 28 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Christmas from the Heart - Available for pre-order @ Amazon!". The official David Archuleta site. Retrieved 1 September 2009. 
  4. ^ "Melodies of Christmas by David Archuleta". Songfacts. Retrieved 3 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Christmas from the Heart". Amazon.de. Retrieved 11 October 2009. 
  6. ^ "Bonus sales numbers: Kelly Clarkson, Daughtry, David Archuleta, more". USA Today. January 7, 2011. Retrieved January 7, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Chart Highlights: Pop, Christian, Latin Songs & More". Billboard. Retrieved 10 December 2009. 

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