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Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas mp3 album

  • Performer: Mariah Carey
  • Title: Merry Christmas
  • Genre: Hip-hop / Pop
  • Country: Europe
  • Formats: MP1 FLAC XM APE AHX ADX AUD
  • Released: 1994
  • Style: Vocal, RnB/Swing
  • MP3 album: 1296 mb
  • FLAC album: 1896 mb
  • Rating: 4.6/5
  • Votes: 369
Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas mp3 album

Merry Christmas is the first Christmas album, and the fourth studio album, by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey. Released by Columbia Records on November 1, 1994, the album features cover versions of popular Christmas tunes and original material. Carey worked with Walter Afanasieff, with whom she wrote all of the original tracks, as well as producing Carey's interpretations of the covered material.

Merry Christmas is the first Christmas album, and the fourth studio album, by American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey. release, that Billboard announced Carey would be releasing a holiday album for the Christmas season. Initially, critics were shocked; they did not know how Carey would fare as an entertainer, as she had previously only been viewed as a pop star. Nevertheless, Carey, unaffected by the speculation, continued working on, and promoting the album in high spirits, confident in her work. The album contains a contemporary holiday theme, and featured "authentic, gospel flavored background vocals". Three singles were released from the album, of which "All.

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Mariah Carey’s collection of soulful, seasonal pop is filled with Motown-flavoured standards, playful R&B and choir-backed gospel ballads. Carey co-wrote the album’s centrepiece, All I Want for Christmas is You, with longtime collaborator Walter Afanasieff, whose production uses a prancing beat, jangling sleigh bells and sugar-sweet harmonies to evoke the feel of 1963’s A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector. Merry Christmas Mariah Carey. Mariah Carey’s collection of soulful, seasonal pop is filled with Motown-flavoured standards, playful R&B and choir-backed gospel ballads.

Merry Christmas is Mariah Carey’s first Christmas album and her fourth overall. The album features both covers and original Christmas songs for that festive seasons. Although the album has a Christmas sound, it still blends R&B and gospel. The record peaked at number three on the Billboard 200, four on Mega Charts (New Zealand), two on ARIA, and much more. All I Want for Christmas Is You, Joy to the World, and O Holy Night were released as singles for the album. In general, the album is the best-selling Christmas album of all-time and has sold fourteen-million copies worldwide. It’s certified five-times platinum in the US, double platinum by RIAJ (fourth best-selling album in Japan by a Western artist), and six-times platinum by ARIA. Merry Christmas Q&A.

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 a sleigh-ride pace, injecting one of the few bits of exuberant fun in this otherwise vanilla set.

Renews automatically. A continuance of her epic & legendary "Merry Christmas" album that spawned the last Christmas classic "All I Want For Christmas Is You", this album is also full of Christmas hits. Faves: "When Christmas Comes", "Oh Santa!", "Christmas Time Is In The Air Again", "Auld Lang Syne" and the beautiful duet with her MOTHER, opera singer Patricia Carey, "O Come All Ye Faithful/Hallelujah Chorus" which is total ear candy!!

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Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Silent Night
Arranged By – Mariah CareyArranged By, Producer – Loris HollandDrums – Buddy WilliamsOrgan [Hammond B-3], Piano – Loris HollandVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae PriceWritten-By – TraditionalWritten-By [Uncredited] – Franz Gruber, John Freeman Young
3:42
2 All I Want For Christmas Is You
Guitar – Dann HuffKeyboards, Bass [Synth], Drum Programming – Walter AfanasieffProgrammed By [Additional] – Dan SheaProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae PriceWritten-By – M. Carey*, W. Afanasieff*
4:01
3 O Holy Night
Guitar – Dann HuffKeyboards, Bass [Synth], Drum Programming, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Walter AfanasieffProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae PriceWritten-By – TraditionalWritten-By [Uncredited] – Adolphe C. Adam
4:27
4 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Bass – Randy Jackson Drums – Omar HakimKeyboards – Walter AfanasieffLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Dann HuffPercussion – Dave SillimanPiano – Greg PhillinganesProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliTenor Saxophone [Solo], Baritone Saxophone [Solo] – Lenny PickettVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae PriceWritten-By – E. Greenwich*, J. Barry*, P. Spector*
2:36
5 Miss You Most (At Christmas Time)
Keyboards, Programmed By [Orchestral] – Walter AfanasieffProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliWritten-By – M. Carey*, W. Afanasieff*
4:32
6 Joy To The World
Arranged By – Mariah Carey, Walter AfanasieffDrums, Programmed By [Percussion, Bass] – David Cole, Robert ClivillésGuitar – Dann HuffKeyboards, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Walter AfanasieffProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae Price
4:20
7 Jesus Born On This Day
Choir [Children's] – David Daniels , Jazzmin Walton, Jodi Walton, Nathan Daniels, Tabitha Shinique Owens*, Wayne Daniels Jr.Keyboards, Programmed By [Orchestral] – Walter AfanasieffProgrammed By [Additional] – Dan SheaProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Mariah Carey, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae PriceWritten-By – M. Carey*, W. Afanasieff*
3:43
8 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Backing Vocals – Mariah CareyBass – Randy Jackson Drums – Omar HakimKeyboards, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Walter AfanasieffLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Dann HuffPercussion – Dave SillimanPiano – Greg PhillinganesProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Mariah Carey, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae PriceWritten-By – H. Gillespie*, J.F. Coots*
3:24
9 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / Gloria (In Excelsis Deo)
Arranged By – Mariah Carey, Walter AfanasieffArranged By, Co-producer – Loris HollandKeyboards, Programmed By [Orchestral] – Walter AfanasieffPiano, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Loris HollandProgrammed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary CirimelliVocals [Background] – Cindy Mizelle, Kelly Price*, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae Price
3:01
10 Jesus Oh What A Wonderful Child
Arranged By – Walter AfanasieffArranged By [Vocals], Backing Vocals – Mariah CareyArranged By, Co-producer – Loris HollandBass Guitar – Kirk LyonsDrums – Bernard DavisHandclaps, Tambourine – Walter AfanasieffOrgan [Hammond B-3], Piano – Loris HollandVocals [Background] – Kelly Price*, Melonie Daniels, Shanrae PriceWritten-By – Traditional
4:29

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Columbia Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Published By – Sony Songs Inc.
  • Published By – Rye Songs
  • Published By – Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
  • Published By – Ruby Holland Music
  • Published By – Sony Tunes Inc.
  • Published By – Wallyworld Music
  • Published By – Sony / ATV Music Publishing
  • Published By – Mother Bertha Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Trio Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Steeplechase Music
  • Published By – Malt Shoppe Music
  • Published By – Irving Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Leo Feist, Inc.
  • Recorded At – The Hit Factory
  • Mixed At – Sony Music Studios, New York City
  • Mastered At – Gateway Mastering
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman

Credits

  • Arranged By, Producer – Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasieff
  • Art Direction – Christopher Austopchuk
  • Design – June Hong
  • Engineer [Second] – Andy Smith , David Gleeson (tracks: 2, 7), Gus Garces, Mike Scott
  • Management – Hoffman Entertainment
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Mixed By – Mick Guzauski
  • Photography – Daniela Federici
  • Photography [Home] – T.D. Valentine
  • Recorded By [Music] – Dana Jon Chappelle
  • Recorded By [Vocals] – Jay Healy

Notes

© 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
℗ 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

Release is packaged in a clear standard jewel case with a clear tray.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 7464-64222-2 9
  • Barcode (String): 074646422229
  • Matrix / Runout: 1A CK64222 08 C3
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped Inner Mould): P 105
  • Mastering SID Code: none
  • Mould SID Code: none
  • Rights Society (Tracks 1 to 8, 10, 11): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (Tracks 1 to 8, 10, 11): BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
477342 2, COL 477342 2 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia 477342 2, COL 477342 2 Europe 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Thailand 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Spain 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Indonesia 1994
477342 2 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(CD, Album) Columbia 477342 2 Indonesia 1994

Tracklist Hide Credits

CD-1 Silent Night 3:41
CD-2 All I Want For Christmas Is You 4:01
CD-3 O Holy Night 4:27
CD-4 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) 2:33
CD-5 Miss You Most (At Christmas Time) 4:33
CD-6 Joy To The World 4:20
CD-7 Jesus Born On This Day 3:43
CD-8 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town 3:24
CD-9 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / Gloria (In Excelsis Deo) 3:01
CD-10 Jesus Oh What A Wonderful Child 4:26
CD-11 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 1:18
CD-12 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (Anniversary Mix)
Co-producer – Bryan-Michael CoxEngineer – Sean TallmanGuitar – Billy OdumMixed By – Kevin DavisProducer – Jermaine Dupri, Mariah Carey
2:45
DVD-1 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (Anniversary Mix)
DVD-2 All I Want For Christmas Is You
DVD-3 Miss You Most (At Christmas Time)
DVD-4 All I Want For Christmas Is You (J.D. Remix Animated)
DVD-5 Joy To The World (Celebration Mix Video)
DVD-6 O Holy Night
DVD-7 All I Want For Christmas Is You (Black & White Video Version)
DVD-8 Joy To The World (Live At St. John The Divine)

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Copyright (c) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Designed At – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Manufactured By – Sony Music Japan International Inc.

Credits

  • Liner Notes – 村岡裕司*
  • Liner Notes [対訳] – 小倉ゆう子*

Notes

Barcode on the back covered with a legal promo sticker.
On CD/DVD inner ring: "SAMPLE . LOANED".

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
477342 2, COL 477342 2 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia 477342 2, COL 477342 2 Europe 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Thailand 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Spain 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Indonesia 1994
477342 2 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(CD, Album) Columbia 477342 2 Indonesia 1994

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Silent Night
Drums – Buddy WilliamsOrgan [Hammond B-3], Piano, Producer – Loris Holland
3:42
A2 All I Want For Christmas Is You
Bass [Synth], Keyboards – Walter AfanasieffGuitar – Dann HuffWritten-By – M. Carey*, W. Afanasieff*
4:01
A3 O Holy Night
Bass [Synth], Keyboards, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Walter AfanasieffGuitar – Dann Huff
4:27
A4 Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Bass – Randy Jackson Drums – Omar HakimGuitar [Rhythm, Lead] – Dann HuffKeyboards – Walter AfanasieffPercussion – Dave SillimanPiano – Greg PhillinganesSaxophone [Tenor, Bari] – Lenny PickettWritten-By – E. Greenwich*, J. Barry*, P. Spector*
2:36
A5 Miss You Most (At Christmas Time)
Keyboards – Walter AfanasieffWritten-By – M. Carey*, W. Afanasieff*
4:32
B1 Joy To The World
Backing Vocals – Mariah CareyGuitar – Dann HuffKeyboards, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Walter AfanasieffWritten-By – H. Axton*
4:20
B2 Jesus Born On This Day
Backing Vocals – Mariah CareyChoir [Children's] – 3D , David Daniels , Janaye Walton, Jazzmin Walton, Jodi Walton, Nathan Daniels, Tobitha Shinique Owens, Wayne Daniels Jr.Keyboards – Walter AfanasieffWritten-By – M. Carey*, W. Afanasieff*
3:43
B3 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Backing Vocals – Mariah CareyBass – Randy Jackson Drums – Omar HakimGuitar [Rhythm, Lead] – Dann HuffKeyboards, Organ [Hammond B-3] – Walter AfanasieffPercussion – Dave SillimanPiano – Greg PhillinganesWritten-By – H. Gillespie*, J.F. Coots*
3:24
B4 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / Gloria (In Excelsis Deo)
Backing Vocals – Cindy MizelleCo-producer, Organ [Hammond B-3], Piano – Loris HollandKeyboards – Walter Afanasieff
3:00
B5 Jesus Oh What A Wonderful Child
Arranged By [Vocals], Backing Vocals – Mariah CareyBass – Kirk LyonsCo-producer, Organ [Hammond B-3], Piano – Loris HollandDrums – Bernard DavisTambourine – Walter Afanasieff
4:29
B6 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 1:19

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Chile Ltda.
  • Manufactured By – Sony Music Entertainment Chile Ltda.
  • Distributed By – Sony Music Entertainment Chile Ltda.

Credits

  • Arranged By – Loris Holland (tracks: A1, B4, B5), Mariah Carey (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B4 to B6), Walter Afanasieff (tracks: A3, B1, B4 to B6)
  • Backing Vocals – Kelly Price (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B5), Melonie Daniels (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B5), Shanrae Price (tracks: A1 to A4, B1 to B5)
  • Drum Programming – Robert Clivillés & David Cole* (tracks: B1), Walter Afanasieff (tracks: A2, A3)
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Chris Theis (tracks: B6)
  • Engineer [Second] – Andy Smith (tracks: A2, B2), David Gleeson (tracks: A2, B2), Gus Garces (tracks: A2, B2), Mike Scott (tracks: A2, B2)
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Mixed By – Mick Guzauski
  • Photography – Daniela Federici
  • Producer – Mariah Carey (tracks: A1 to B4, B6), Walter Afanasieff (tracks: A2 to B3, B6)
  • Programmed By [Additional] – Dan Shea (tracks: A2, B2)
  • Programmed By [Macintosh, Digital, Synth] – Gary Cirimelli (tracks: A2 to B4)
  • Programmed By [Orchestral] – Walter Afanasieff (tracks: A5, B2, B4)
  • Programmed By [Percussion, Bass] – Robert Clivillés & David Cole* (tracks: B1)
  • Programmed By [Rhythm] – Walter Afanasieff (tracks: A2, A3)
  • Recorded By – Jay Healy (tracks: A1, B4 to B6)
  • Recorded By [Music] – Jay Healy (tracks: A2 to B3)
  • Recorded By [Vocals] – Dana Jon Chappelle (tracks: A2 to B3)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 099747 734243

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
477342 2, COL 477342 2 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia 477342 2, COL 477342 2 Europe 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Thailand 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Spain 1994
477342 4 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(Cass, Album) Columbia 477342 4 Indonesia 1994
477342 2 Mariah Carey Merry Christmas ‎(CD, Album) Columbia 477342 2 Indonesia 1994




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