Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Merry Christmas Everybody
Slade 3:28
2 Mistletoe & Wine
Cliff Richard 4:06
3 I Believe in Father Christmas
Greg Lake 3:33
4 Mary Had a Little Boy
Snap! 3:42
5 Little Saint Nick
The Beach Boys 2:00
6 Silent Night
Wilson Phillips 3:07
7 Will There Be Another Christmas
The Glitter Band 3:12
8 White Christmas
Darts 2:31
9 All Alone on Christmas
Darlene Love 4:17
10 A Simple Truth
Chris de Burgh 4:29
11 You'll Never Be Alone
Richard Marx 4:21
12 Winter Wonderland
Mike Berry 2:16
13 Christmas Through Your Eyes
Gloria Estefan 5:00
14 A Winter's Tale
David Essex 1 4:13
15 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
The Pretenders 4:30
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday
Wizzard 4:41
2 Merry Christmas Everyone
Shakin’ Stevens 5 3:42
3 It May Be Winter Outside (But in My Heart It's Spring)
Love Unlimited 4:17
4 Driving Home for Christmas
Chris Rea 4.35 4:01
5 December Will Be Magic Again
Kate Bush 3:51
6 This One's for the Children
New Kids on the Block 3:58
7 When It's Christmas Time
Worlds Apart 4:08
8 Christmas at Sea
Goombay Dance Band 4:13
9 Under the Christmas Tree
Albert Hammond 3:42
10 Christmas Time Again
Extreme 5:08
11 Christmas Day
Squeeze 3:57
12 Christmas Moon
Barry Blue 3:36
13 Silver Bells
The Supremes 2:59
14 Step Into Christmas
Elton John 3 4:14
15 Lonely This Christmas
Mud 2.5 3:35

Credits

CD 1

membranophone:
Blair Cunningham (track 15)
guitar:
Robbie McIntosh (English guitarist for The Pretenders) (track 15)
bass:
T.M. Stevens (track 15)
assistant recording engineer:
Steve Boyer (track 15)
composer:
Mike Batt (track 14)
Chris de Burgh (track 10)
Greg Lake (track 3)
Hugh Martin (tracks 15, 15)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 5)
conductor:
Godfrey Salmon (Violinist.) (track 3)
lead vocals:
David Essex (track 14)
lyricist:
Chris de Burgh (track 10)
Greg Lake (track 3)
Ralph Blane (tracks 15, 15)
Tim Rice (track 14)
Peter Sinfield (track 3)
Brian Wilson (Beach Boys co-founder) (track 5)
mixer:
Bob Clearmountain (track 15)
producer:
Mike Batt (track 14)
Bob Clearmountain (track 15)
Jimmy Iovine (track 15)
David Essex (track 14)
recording engineer:
Bruce Lampcov (track 15)
Scott Litt (track 15)
writer:
Noddy Holder (track 1)
Jim Lea (track 1)
Jeremy Paul (British songwriter and producer) (track 2)
Leslie Stewart (track 2)
Keith Strachan (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 14)
publisher:
EMI Feist Catalog Inc. (tracks 15, 15)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 15, 15)
EMI United Partnership Ltd. (tracks 15, 15)
Patch Music Ltd. (track 2)
Phonogram (track 14)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (tracks 5, 14)
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) (tracks 15, 15)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 15)
arrangements:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (tracks 15, 15)
cover recording of:
later translated parody versions:
later versions:
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (tracks 15, 15)
recording of:
A Winter’s Tale (track 14)
Little Saint Nick (track 5)
Mistletoe and Wine (track 2)
The Simple Truth (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (tracks 15, 15)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 1)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 1)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2–3, 15, 15)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 2)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)

CD 2

additional producer:
Scottie R. (of Non-Stop Music) (track 4)
arranger:
Kiadan K.Q. Quinn (track 4)
Chris Rea (track 4)
composer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 15)
Bob Heatlie (track 2)
Elton John (track 14)
Chris Rea (track 4)
Glenn Tilbrook (track 11)
Kate Bush (track 5)
Nicky Chinn (track 15)
Roy Wood (track 1)
engineer:
Neil Amor (track 4)
lyricist:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 15)
Bob Heatlie (track 2)
Chris Rea (track 4)
Kate Bush (track 5)
Nicky Chinn (track 15)
Chris Difford (track 11)
Bernie Taupin (track 14)
Roy Wood (track 1)
performer:
Mud (UK glam rock band) (track 15)
producer:
Mike Chapman (Australian producer and songwriter) (track 15)
Dave Edmunds (track 2)
Harvey Fuqua (track 13)
Jon Kelly (track 4)
Kiadan K.Q. Quinn (track 4)
Chris Rea (track 4)
Nicky Chinn (track 15)
publisher:
Roy Wood (track 1)
remixer:
Scottie R. (of Non-Stop Music) (track 4)
vocals:
Shakin’ Stevens (track 2)
writer:
Raymond B. Evans (track 13)
Jay Livingston (track 13)
Paul Politi (track 3)
Barry White (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
EMI Records Ltd. (not for release label use! UK parent of EMI-owned labels until Sept 2012) (1974) (track 15)
Epic Records (American holding company - do not use as a release label!) (1985) (track 2)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! UK subsidiary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment) (1985) (track 2)
Magnet Records Ltd. (1999) (track 4)
Magnet Records Ltd. (2002) (track 4)
publisher:
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 13)
Jet Music Inc. (track 1)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 4)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 13)
Very Own Music (track 3)
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) (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 13)
later versions:
recording of:
Christmas Day (Squeeze song) (track 11)
Silver Bells (track 13)
Step Into Christmas (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 13)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 13)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 1)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 13)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1–2, 14)

Release Group

part of: Classic Rock (Time-Life Music) (number: TL607/03)