Holiday Harmony

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Holiday Harmony
Holiday harmony cover art.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 2002
GenreSoft rock
ProducerAndrew Gold
America chronology
The Complete Greatest Hits
Holiday Harmony
The Grand Cayman Concert
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic1.5/5 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]

1."Winter Wonderland"Felix Bernard, Dick Smith3:16
2."Let It Snow"Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne2:46
3."White Christmas"Irving Berlin3:55
4."A Christmas To Remember"Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell3:56
5."Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin3:44
6."Sleigh Ride"Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish4:03
7."Silver Bells"Jay Livingston, Ray Evans4:54
8."Christmas In California"Bunnell, Andrew Gold3:24
9."It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas"Meredith Willson2:39
10."Winter Holidays"Beckley, Bunnell3:43
11."Frosty The Snowman"Steve Nelson, Jack Rollins2:31
12."Silent Night"Josef Mohr, Franz Gruber4:38
13."The First Noel"Traditional2:28
14."A Holly Jolly Christmas" (2010 Collector's Edition bonus track)Johnny Marks