Holiday Harmony

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Holiday Harmony
Holiday harmony cover art.jpg
Studio album by America
Released October 2002
Recorded 2002
Genre Pop, rock
Length 45:57
Label Rhino
Producer Andrew Gold
America chronology
The Complete Greatest Hits
(2001)The Complete Greatest Hits2001
Holiday Harmony
(2002)
The Grand Cayman Concert
(2002)The Grand Cayman Concert2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[1]

Holiday Harmony is the 15th studio album by American folk rock duo America, released by Rhino Records in 2002. Produced by Andrew Gold, it is a Christmas album. The album contains a number of traditional Christmas standards, some of which were recorded with distinct parallels to America's hits. For example, the "la-la-la" refrain in "Winter Wonderland" is strongly reminiscent of "A Horse With No Name," while "White Christmas" uses a guitar strumming style similar to that in "Tin Man." The album contains three new songs: "A Christmas To Remember," "Winter Holidays," and the "Ventura Highway"-themed "Christmas In California". "Winter Wonderland" became a minor hit during the Christmas season in 2002, reaching 26 on the Radio & Records Adult Contemporary chart.

In November 2010, the album was re-released on CD and digital download format as a "Collector's Edition." This edition contained a bonus track, "A Holly Jolly Christmas," produced by Bobby Woods.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Winter Wonderland" Felix Bernard, Dick Smith 3:16
2. "Let It Snow" Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne 2:46
3. "White Christmas" Irving Berlin 3:55
4. "A Christmas To Remember" Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell 3:56
5. "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin 3:44
6. "Sleigh Ride" Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish 4:03
7. "Silver Bells" Jay Livingston, Ray Evans 4:54
8. "Christmas In California" Bunnell, Andrew Gold 3:24
9. "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" Meredith Willson 2:39
10. "Winter Holidays" Beckley, Bunnell 3:43
11. "Frosty The Snowman" Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins 2:31
12. "Silent Night" Josef Mohr, Franz Gruber 4:38
13. "The First Noel" Traditional 2:28
14. "A Holly Jolly Christmas" (2010 Collector's Edition bonus track) Johnny Marks  

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