Holiday Harmony

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Holiday Harmony
Holiday harmony cover art.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 2002
Recorded2002
GenreSoft rock
Length45:57
LabelRhino
ProducerAndrew Gold
America chronology
The Complete Greatest Hits
(2001)
Holiday Harmony
(2002)
The Grand Cayman Concert
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
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 

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