Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (feat. The Harlem Community Choir)
John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band 5 3:33
2 Wonderful Christmas Time
Paul McCartney 5 3:45
3 Do They Know It's Christmas?
Band Aid 20 5:05
4 Santa Baby
Kylie Minogue 3:22
5 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 4.5 3:06
6 I Believe in Father Christmas
Greg Lake 3:31
7 The Power of Love
Frankie Goes to Hollywood 4 5:28
8 Step Into Christmas
Elton John 3 4:10
9 I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Wizzard 5 4:39
10 Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
Brenda Lee 2:04
11 Merry Xmas Everybody
Slade 3:43
12 Little Saint Nick
The Beach Boys 1:58
13 Christmas Wrapping
The Waitresses 5:24
14 Stop the Cavalry
Jona Lewie 4.5 2:55
15 In Dulci Jubilo
Mike Oldfield 4 2:50
16 Winter Wonderland
Patrizio Buanne 2:17
17 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Dean Martin 1:55
18 Driving Home for Christmas
Michael Ball 3:54
19 A Spaceman Came Travelling
Chris de Burgh 4:02
20 Mistletoe and Wine
Cliff Richard 3:52
21 The Christmas Song
Nat King Cole 3:10
22 Walking in the Air
Aled Jones 3:24

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, electric guitar and synthesizer:
Mike Oldfield (track 15)
drumset:
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 7)
bass guitar:
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 7)
strings arranger:
Anne Dudley (track 7)
guitar:
Brian Nash (track 7)
snare drum:
William Murray (track 15)
additional arranger:
Anne Dudley (track 7)
additional producer:
Stephen Lipson (track 7)
arranger:
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
Sammy Cahn (track 17)
Mike Oldfield (tracks 15, 15)
Jule Styne (track 17)
choir vocals:
Ken Darby Singers (track 5)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 16)
Chris de Burgh (track 19)
Elton John (track 8)
Greg Lake (track 6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Jona Lewie (track 14)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 10)
Paul McCartney (track 2)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Chris Rea (track 18)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
Roy Wood (track 9)
Howard Blake (track 22)
Chris Butler (track 13)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 5)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 21)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 17)
conductor:
Stuart Bruce (track 7)
Godfrey Salmon (Violinist.) (track 6)
engineer:
Phil Newell (track 15)
Mike Oldfield (track 15)
guest percussion:
Luis Jardim (track 7)
guest keyboard:
Anne Dudley (track 7)
Andrew Richards (Strawbs keyboard player/record producer) (track 7)
lead vocals:
Holly Johnson (track 7)
Paul McCartney (track 2)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 7)
Bing Crosby (track 5)
Mike Love (Beach Boys) (track 12)
Dean Martin (American singer/actor) (track 17)
Kylie Minogue (track 4)
Paul Rutherford (Member of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 7)
lyricist:
Chris de Burgh (track 19)
Greg Lake (track 6)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Jona Lewie (track 14)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 10)
Paul McCartney (track 2)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Chris Rea (track 18)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 12)
Roy Wood (track 9)
Howard Blake (track 22)
Chris Butler (track 13)
Peter Sinfield (track 6)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 16)
Bernie Taupin (track 8)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 5)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 21)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 21)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 17)
orchestra:
Plastic Ono Band (track 1)
performer:
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Jona Lewie (track 14)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Cliff Richard (track 20)
Wizzard (British Group w/ Roy Wood) (track 9)
producer:
John Altman (track 22)
Steve Anderson (producer, in groups Scratch Acid, Brothers in Rhythm, et al) (track 4)
Lee Gillette (track 17)
Trevor Horn (track 7)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 1)
Chong Lim (track 4)
Paul Moessl (track 20)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 1)
Cliff Richard (track 20)
Phil Spector (track 1)
Alison Wallace (track 22)
Roy Wood (track 9)
Chris Butler (track 13)
Mike Oldfield (track 15)
publisher:
Roy Wood (track 9)
treble vocals:
Aled Jones (track 22)
vocals:
Cliff Richard (track 20)
writer:
Bob Geldof (track 3)
Peter Gill (UK drummer for Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 7)
Noddy Holder (track 11)
Joan Javits (track 4)
Holly Johnson (track 7)
Jim Lea (track 11)
Brian Nash (track 7)
Mark O’Toole (former bassist of Frankie Goes to Hollywood) (track 7)
Jeremy Paul (British songwriter and producer) (track 20)
Anthony Springer (track 4)
Philip Springer (track 4)
Leslie Stewart (track 20)
Keith Strachan (track 20)
Midge Ure (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol Records, Inc. (company behind the “Capitol Records” imprint) (1959) (track 17)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (1959) (track 17)
Geffen Records, Inc. (1970) (track 5)
Virgin Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1975) (track 15)
ZTT Records Ltd. (for copyrights use only; also referred to as Zang Tumb Tuum or Zang Tuum Tumb) (1984) (track 7)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1985) (track 22)
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1988) (track 20)
Band Aid Trust (2004) (track 3)
Geffen Records (2010) (track 5)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (2010) (track 15)
Capitol Records, LLC (not for release label use!) (2015) (track 12)
publisher:
BMG Rights Management (France) SARL (for imprints, please use "BMG Rights Management") (track 15)
Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 3, 10)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 17, 21)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 5)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 16)
EMI Virgin Music Ltd. (do not use this as a release label!) (track 15)
Faber Music Ltd. (track 22)
Howard David Blake (track 22)
Lenono Music (track 1)
MPL Communications Ltd. (Paul McCartney-related, London-based company) (track 2)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 18)
Oldfield Music Ltd. (track 15)
Ono Music (track 1)
Patch Music Ltd. (track 20)
Perfect Songs (track 7)
Perfect Songs Ltd. (track 7)
Redwood Music Ltd. (track 16)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 21)
TM Music Ltd. (track 4)
Tamir Music (track 4)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 12)
WB Music Corp. (track 16)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 5)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 5)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 21)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 3)
recorded at:
The Beacon (Mike Oldfield home studio) in Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom (1974-11) (track 15)
The Manor in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1975-10) (track 15)
mash-ups:
remixes:
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (digitally remixed and remastered) by John & Yoko / Plastic Ono Band with The Harlem Community Choir (track 1)
cover recording of:
Santa Baby (track 4)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 21)
Winter Wonderland (track 16)
White Christmas (1947-03-19) (track 5)
Walking in the Air (1985) (track 22)
is the basis for:
Let It Snow (track 17)
later parody versions:
Wii Christmastime (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Avaruus (track 22)
Então é Natal (track 1)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 21)
Rap jul (track 5)
Talven ihmemaa (track 16)
Valkea joulu (track 5)
Winter Wonderland (track 16)
在等一個晚上 (track 22)
later versions:
Lass es schnei’n (track 17)
Walking on Glass (track 22)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 5)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 16)
part of:
The Snowman (film soundtrack) (track 22)
recording of:
Christmas Wrapping (track 13)
In dulci jubilo (instrumental) (track 15)
Little Saint Nick (track 12)
Mistletoe and Wine (track 20)
Stop the Cavalry (track 14)
The Power of Love (Frankie Goes to Hollywood song) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 6, 20–21)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 5)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 16, 21)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1–2, 8–11)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 16–17)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 9–11, 16)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 20)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 3, 16)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 3, 6)
version of:
In dulci jubilo (macaronic of English and Latin) (track 15)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000BOWT7M [info]