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* Seasonal Recording *

Released: October 28, 1994


Rating: 3.300 (average of 5 ratings)


Genre: pop/ seasonal


Quotable: --


Album Tracks:

  1. Silent Night
  2. All I Want for Christmas Is You
  3. O Holy Night
  4. Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
  5. Miss You Most at Christmas Time
  6. Joy to the World
  7. Jesus Born on This Day
  8. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  9. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing/ Gloria (In Excelsis Deo)
  10. Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child


Sales:

sales in U.S. only 5 million
sales in U.K. only - estimated 1 million
sales in all of Europe as determined by IFPI – click here to go to their site. --
sales worldwide - estimated 16 million


Peak:

peak on U.S. Billboard album chart 1 3
peak on U.K. album chart 32


Singles/Hit Songs:

  • All I Want for Christmas Is You (12/10/94) #12a US, #2 UK, #6 AC


Merry Christmas
Mariah Carey
Review:
“Pretensions to high opera on O Holy Night and a horrid danceclub take on Joy to the World. On the positive side, her co-penned (one of three) All I Want for Christmas Is You is a well-crafted Phil Spector tribute, with Beach Boys-style harmonies, jangling bells, and sleigh-ride pace, injecting one of the few bits of exuberant fun in this otherwise vanilla set” (Parisien).


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Last updated October 9, 2008.