One More Drifter In The Snow

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label Superego Records
SKU 203124562
UPC 698519002525
UPC 14 00698519002525
Format CD
Release Date 10/24/2006
Links
Author Aimee Mann
Compilation Appearance Hold Your Fire
Compilation Appearance I Am Sam
Compilation Appearance Has Been
Compilation Appearance Chronicles (w/ Bonus DVD)
Compilation Appearance Last Kiss
Compilation Appearance Jerry Maguire (ost)
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Technical Info
Engineer Ryan Freeland
Producer Paul Bryan
CatalogID 90025
Lable Name Superego
Released 10/24/2006
Original Release 2006
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00698519002525
Musical Guests
Grant Lee Phillips
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Aimee Mann (vocals, acoustic guitar); Grant-Lee Phillips (vocals); Chris Bruce (acoustic guitar); Duke Levine (electric guitar, banjo, mandola); Patrick Warren (piano, celesta, organ, chamberlin, keyboards); Paul Bryan (bass guitar, background vocals); Jay Bellerose (drums, percussion).
Released in 2006, ONE MORE DRIFTER IN THE SNOW finds indie-pop artist Aimee Mann settling in to a warm, cozy set of Christmas tunes. Inspired by classic holiday records of the 1940s and '50s, Mann brings sincerity and elegance to her selection of Yuletide standards, as best revealed on a delicate rendition of "I'll Be Home for Christmas," which features a spacious, string-tinged arrangement that leaves plenty of room for her beautifully plaintive voice. In addition to a playful version of "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" (narrated by Grant-Lee Phillips), Mann offers up the self-penned "Calling on Mary" and "Christmastime," written by her husband, Michael Penn. The song choices and skillful delivery result in an inviting and consistently brilliant Christmas album.
Professional Reviews
Entertainment Weekly (p.85) - "Christmas mostly pushes her toward something strangely resembling good cheer." -- Grade: B
Uncut (p.104) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Mann treats the 10 songs as a meditation on love, loss and nostalgia."
Disc 1
1 Whatever Happened To Christmas
2 Christmas Song
3 Christmastime
4 I'll Be Home For Christmas
5 You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch
6 Winter Wonderland
7 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
8 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
9 White Christmas
10 Calling On Mary
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