RELEASE
1994
LABEL
Sony Music Distribution
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Holidays, Adult Contemporary, Christmas, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Vocal Pop

Album Review

Neil Diamond's first Christmas album, released in 1992, was a million-seller, but even so, it seemed a little bit soon to be releasing another one only two years later. Not that it much matters which Christmas season you release a Christmas album in. Working again with producer Peter Asher, Diamond addressed 15 seasonal songs that hadn't made it onto the first album, sometimes coming up with unusual arrangements, such as a barbershop quartet version of a medley of "Deck The Halls" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" and a reggae version of "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" complete with exhortations to children everywhere. But, especially toward the end of the album, Diamond took a more traditional approach, singing some of the more religious Christmas songs with an orchestra and chorus.
William Ruhlmann, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Joy to the Worldhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  2. Mary's Boy Childhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  3. Deck the Halls/We Wish You a Merry Christmashttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  4. Winter Wonderlandhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  5. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmashttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  6. I'll Be Home for Christmashttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  7. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeerhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  8. Sleigh Ridehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  9. Candlelight Carolhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  10. Away in a Mangerhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  11. O Come All Ye Faithfulhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  12. O Little Town of Bethlehemhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  13. Angels We Have Heard on Highhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  14. The First Noelhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  15. Hallelujah Chorushttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004130010074501&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchristmas-album-vol-ii%252Fid209743153%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
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