Joy to the World (Pink Martini album)

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Joy to the World
Studio album by Pink Martini
Released November 16, 2010
Recorded June 2006, May 2008, — May–August 2010
Genre Christmas, jazz, world
Length 46:26
Label Heinz Records
Producer Pink Martini, Thomas M. Lauderdale
Pink Martini chronology
Splendor In The Grass
(2009)Splendor In The Grass2009
Joy to the World
A Retrospective
(2011)A Retrospective2011
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Joy to the World is the fifth studio album from the band Pink Martini. It was released on November 16, 2010 under the band's own label, Heinz Records. The album was recorded and mixed at Kung Fu Bakery in Portland, Oregon from May 2008 to May–August 2010.[2] Their rendition of "We Three Kings" was released as a Starbucks free download. In 2014 it was awarded a double silver certification from the Independent Music Companies Association,[3] which indicated sales of at least 40,000 copies throughout Europe. [4]

Track listing[edit]


No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "White Christmas" Irving Berlin (1942) 2:11
2. "White Christmas (Part II) (featuring Saori Yuki)" (in Japanese) Berlin, translation by Tatsuro Yamashita 3.32
3. "Schedryk (Ukrainian Bell Carol)" Mykola Leontovych (1916) 3:00
4. "Santa Baby" Joan Javits, Philip Springer (1953) 2:37
5. "Elohai, N'Tzor" Danny Maseng (2003) 3:20
6. "Little Drummer Boy" Katherine Kennicott Davis (1941) 3:48
7. "Congratulations (A Happy New Year Song)" Chen Gexin (1945) 2:53
8. "Do You Hear What I Hear?" Noël Regney, Gloria Shayne (1962) 3:58
9. "La Vergine Degli Angeli" Giuseppe Verdi, Francesco Maria Piave (1862) 3:11
10. "We Three Kings" Traditional/Rev. John Henry Hopkins, Jr. 5:07
11. "A Snowglobe Christmas" Thomas Lauderdale, China Forbes 3:36
12. "Ocho Kandelikas (Eight Little Candles)" Flory Jagoda (1983) 2:17
13. "Silent Night" (in German, Arabic, and English) Joseph Mohr, Franz Xaver Gruber, John Freeman Young (1859) 3:38
14. "Auld Lang Syne" (in English, Arabic, and French) Traditional 3:18

Charts and certifications[edit]


Chart (2010–11) Peak
US Billboard 200 35

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Position
Canadian Albums Chart[6] 45


Region Certification
Canada Gold[7]