Barenaked For The Holidays CD (2010)

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Label Capitol Records
SKU 217118241
UPC 857281002007
UPC 14 00857281002007
Format CD
Release Date 9/28/2010
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Author Barenaked Ladies
Compilation Appearance Malcolm In The Middle
Compilation Appearance Christmas Songs
Compilation Appearance Forever 90's
Compilation Appearance Casey Kasem: 90s Rocks Greatest Hits / Variou
Compilation Appearance Chicken Little
Compilation Appearance Revolutions In Sound:warner Bros. Rec
Compilation Appearance Disney Classics
Compilation Appearance For the Kids
Compilation Appearance Grinch
Compilation Appearance Charmed:final Chapter
Compilation Appearance For The Kids Three
Associated Artist/Work Cornbread Red
Technical Info
Engineer Jeremy Darby
CatalogID 40015
Lable Name Desperation Records
Released 2004
Original Release 2004
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 46m : 14s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00857281002007
Musical Guests
Michael Buble
Sarah McLachlan
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Ed Robertson , Steven Page (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Kevin Hearn (vocals, mandolin, accordion, piano, keyboards, vibraphone); Jim Creeggan (vocals, double bass, electric double bass); Tyler Stewart (vocals, drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Michael Phillip Wojewoda.
Recording information: Fresh Baked Woods (05/2004).
Photographer: Andrew MacNaughton.
When one considers the ancient holy traditions embodied in Christmas and Hanukkah, the words "wacky," "zany," and "irreverent" are not usually terms that come to mind. These appellations are, however, regularly applied to Canadian acoustic rockers Barenaked Ladies. Strangely enough, on BARENAKED FOR THE HOLIDAYS, this unlikely combination of band and subject matter works splendidly, bringing a heaping helping of joy to the most celebratory of seasons.
The North-of-the-border boys' stunningly eclectic musicianship allows them to employ numerous musical toys on Santa's list, including the Lowery organ (complete with its wonderfully cheesy internal drum-machine sounds) that graces "O Holy Night," and the barbershop-quartet-style vocals on "Deck the Stills" (which consists solely of the lyrics "Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young" sung to the tune of "Deck the Halls"). Lest the whole affair get too silly, there are several heartfelt moments as well. "Snowman" actually makes one feel sorry for the frozen narrator's transient existence, while the folksy "Hanukkah Blessings" is a straightforward reminder of the holiday's true meaning.
Disc 1
1 Jingle Bells
2 Green Christmas
3 I Saw Three Ships
4 Hanukkah Blessings
5 O Holy Night
6 Elf's Lament - (featuring Michael Bubl?)
7 Snowman
8 Do They Know It's Christmas?
9 Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah
10 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings
11 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
12 Carol of the Bells
13 Footprints
14 Deck the Stills
15 Christmastime (Oh Yeah)
16 Sleigh Ride
17 Christmas Pics
18 I Have a Little Dreidel
19 Wonderful Christmastime
20 Auld Lang Syne
Product Attributes
Artist Barenaked Ladies
Label Capitol Records
Music Format Compact Disc
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