Wonderful Dream (Holidays Are Coming)

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"Wonderful Dream (Holidays are Coming)"
Wonderful Dream.jpg
Single by Melanie Thornton
from the album Ready to Fly
ReleasedNovember 26, 2001
Recorded2001
Genre
Length4:00
LabelX-Cell
Songwriter(s)
  • Melanie Thornton
  • Mitchell Lennox
  • Julien Nairolf
  • Ben Naftali
  • Terry Coffey
  • Jon Nettlesbey
  • Rich Airis
  • Scott Temper
Producer(s)
  • Julien Nairolf
  • Mitchell Lennox
Melanie Thornton singles chronology
"Makin' Oooh Oooh (Talking About Love)""
(2001)
"Wonderful Dream (Holidays are Coming)"
(2001)
"In Your Life"
(2002)

"Wonderful Dream (Holidays are Coming)" is a song by American recording artist Melanie Thornton. It was written by Thornton, Mitchell Lennox, Julien Nairolf, Ben Naftali, Terry Coffey, Jon Nettlesbey, Rich Airis, and Scott Temper and produced by Lennox and Nairolf. The song was also featured in a Coca-Cola Christmas promotional campaign. It was posthumously released as a single two days after her death in the crash of Crossair Flight 3597.

Track listings[edit]

European CD maxi single
  1. "Wonderful Dream (Holidays Are Coming) (Radio Version)" – 3:50
  2. "Wonderful Dream (Holidays Are Coming) (Art-Of-Soul Tight Mix)" – 3:34
  3. "Memories" – 4:22

Charts and certifications[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2001-2020) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[1] 5
Germany (Official German Charts)[2] 3
Poland (Polish Airplay Top 100)[3] 50
Slovenia (SloTop50)[4] 21
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[5] 3

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[6] 37
Germany (Official German Charts)[7] 44
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[8] 31

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Germany (BVMI)[9] Gold 250,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

Joe McElderry version[edit]

"Wonderful Dream (Holidays are Coming)"
Joemcelderryholidaysarecoming.jpg
Single by Joe McElderry
ReleasedNovember 17, 2013
Recorded2013
GenrePop, Christmas
Length3:48
LabelTouchstone Media
Songwriter(s)
  • Melanie Thornton
  • Mitchell Lennox
  • Julien Nairolf
  • Ben Naftali
  • Terry Coffey
  • Jon Nettlesbey
  • Rich Airis
  • Scott Temper
Producer(s)Martin Jay
Joe McElderry singles chronology
"One World One Song"
(2013)
"Wonderful Dream (Holidays are Coming)"
(2013)
"Gloria"
(2017)

On November 17, 2013, British singer Joe McElderry released a cover of the song as a single. The single was originally intended to be released on November 18, 2013, however, it was released the day before in the UK and on November 15, 2013 in Ireland.

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
UK Indie (OCC)[10] 37

Margaret version[edit]

Polish singer Margaret recorded Polish-language version of the song titled "Coraz bliżej święta", which featured the finalists of the sixth season of The Voice of Poland. It was used in Polish Coca-Cola Christmas commercial,[11] and was released for digital download on 3 November 2015.[12] The song peaked at number 32 in Poland.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Melanie Thornton – Wonderful Dream" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
  2. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Melanie Thornton – Wonderful Dream" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  3. ^ "Listy bestsellerów, wyróżnienia :: Związek Producentów Audio-Video". Polish Airplay Top 100. Retrieved December 20, 2015.
  4. ^ "SloTop50 – Slovenian official singles chart". slotop50.si. Retrieved December 29, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Melanie Thornton – Wonderful Dream". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  6. ^ "Jahreshitparade Singles 2002". austriancharts.at. Retrieved January 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Top 100 Single-Jahrescharts". GfK Entertainment (in German). offiziellecharts.de. Retrieved January 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Schweizer Jahreshitparade 2002". hitparade.ch. Retrieved January 28, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Melanie Thornton; 'Wonderful Dream')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved December 24, 2020.
  10. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  11. ^ ""Coraz bliżej Święta" – Margaret z finalistami "Voice of Poland" i youtuberami w bożonarodzeniowej kampanii Coca-Coli" (in Polish). Wirtualne Media. November 4, 2015. Archived from the original on November 5, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Coraz bliżej święta (feat. the Voice of Poland 2015 Finalists) – Single by Margaret". iTunes Store (PL). Archived from the original on November 12, 2016. Retrieved November 11, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "AirPlay Top: 19.12. – 25.12.2015" (in Polish). ZPAV. Archived from the original on December 28, 2015. Retrieved December 28, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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