Winter: The Warmest Gift

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2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift
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2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift cover
Studio album by
Released13 December 2011 (2011-12-13)
Recorded2011 at SM Studios, Seoul, South Korea
GenreHoliday, pop, synthpop, pop rock, jazz, country pop
Length42:20
LanguageEnglish
LabelS.M. Entertainment
KMP Holdings
ProducerLee Soo Man
SM Town chronology
2009 Summer SMTown – We Are Shining
(2009)
2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift
(2011)
SM Best Album 3
(2012)

2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift is the eighth winter album by SMTown, released on December 13, 2011[1] by SM Entertainment and distributed by KMP Holdings in South Korea. It is the first winter compilation album in four years[2] and also their first album to have all songs sung entirely in English. This is also their first album to feature f(x) and the Japanese-active SM artist J-Min. It is the last album to feature Zhang Liyin, Girls' Generation's Jessica, f(x)'s Sulli, SHINee's Jonghyun, and Super Junior-M's Henry.

The album's lead single is "Santa U Are the One", sung by Super Junior with Super Junior-M members Henry and Zhou Mi. The music video was released on 13 December 2011 on SMTown official YouTube Channel. It features the Super Junior members with Henry and Zhou Mi singing in the studio and behind the scenes footage of SM artists during the album's photoshoot.

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLyricsMusicArtistLength
1."Santa U Are the One"Ove Andre BrennaOve Andre BrennaSuper Junior with Henry & Zhou Mi3:34
2."Sleigh Ride"Mitchell ParishLeroy AndersonTVXQ2:54
3."Distance"Alex Wright, Andrew ChoiKim Tae-sungBoA3:29
4."Last Christmas"George MichaelGeorge MichaelSHINee4:37
5."Diamond"Kim Jung-baeKenzieGirls' Generation3:16
6."For The First Time"Anne Judith Stokke WikZig Zag NoteKangta4:39
7."Like A Dream" (English version)Misfit, Anne Judith Stokke WikJung-moTRAX3:41
8."The First Noël"  Zhang Liyin3:18
9."1, 2, 3"Anne Judith Stokke WikPeppertonesf(x)4:20
10."Amazing"Jens Oettrich, Linda Andrews, Jesper Tønnow RasmussenJens Oettrich, Linda Andrews, Jesper Tønnow RasmussenThe Grace - Dana & Sunday4:55
11."Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"John Lennon, Yoko OnoJohn Lennon, Yoko OnoJ-Min3:37
Total length:42:20

Charts[edit]

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Distributing label
South Korea December 13, 2011 KMP Holdings
Japan December 15, 2011 Avex Trax
Taiwan January 5, 2012 Avex Taiwan
Philippines January 21, 2012 Universal Records
Thailand March 4, 2012 SM True

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2011 SMTown Winter: The Warmest Gift on iTunes December 13, 2011. Retrieved 2012-05-08
  2. ^ Kim, JiYeon "SM Artists Come Together for First Winter Album in Four Years" CJ E&M enewsWorld. 6 December 2011 Retrieved 2012-04-02
  3. ^ "Gaon physical sales". Gaon Chart. Archived from the original on 19 January 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  4. ^ "2011年12月12日~2011年12月18日のCDアルバム週間ランキング". ORICON. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
  5. ^ "Gaon Singles Chart". Archived from the original on 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2013-06-16.

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