Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Katharine McPhee feat. Chris Botti 4:27
2 Jingle Bells
Katharine McPhee 2:52
3 It's Not Christmas Without You
Katharine McPhee 3:54
4 O Holy Night
Katharine McPhee 4:21
5 Silver Bells
Katharine McPhee 3:14
6 Christmas Is the Time
Katharine McPhee 3:12
7 Medley: O Little Town of Bethlehem / Away in a Manger
Katharine McPhee 3:20
8 What Are You Doing New Year's Eve
Katharine McPhee 3:24
9 White Christmas
Katharine McPhee 3:03
10 Who Would Imagine a King
Katharine McPhee 2:35

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Chuck Berghofer (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 9)
Neil Stubenhaus (tracks 3, 6, 8)
trumpet:
Chris Botti (track 1)
strings arranger:
Randy Waldman (tracks 1, 3, 9)
Kevin Kaska (tracks 5, 7)
woodwind:
Chris Bleth (tracks 1, 5)
woodwind arranger:
Kevin Kaska (tracks 5, 7)
drums:
Bernie Dresel (tracks 3, 6, 8)
Gary Novak (tracks 1, 9)
tambourine:
Bernie Dresel (tracks 2, 6)
organ:
Doug Petty (pianist, orchestrator, arranger, producer) (tracks 2, 4, 10)
guitar:
Tim Pierce (tracks 6, 8)
electric piano:
Matt Rollings (American composer, musician and record producer) (track 6)
snare drum:
Bernie Dresel (track 5)
keyboard:
Jeff Bova (track 8)
Doug Petty (pianist, orchestrator, arranger, producer) (tracks 3, 8)
celesta:
Doug Petty (pianist, orchestrator, arranger, producer) (track 10)
piano:
Matt Rollings (American composer, musician and record producer) (track 6)
Randy Waldman (tracks 1, 9)
Doug Petty (pianist, orchestrator, arranger, producer) (tracks 2–5, 7–8)
harp:
Gayle Levant (tracks 1, 5)
French horn:
Brian O'Conner (french horn player) (tracks 1, 5)
arranger:
Reginald Jacques (track 7)
Katharine McPhee (tracks 1–10)
Steven Miller (tracks 1–10)
Doug Petty (pianist, orchestrator, arranger, producer) (tracks 1–10)
assistant engineer:
Scott Moore (engineer) (tracks 1–10)
Wesley Seidman (tracks 1–10)
background vocals:
Trist Curless (tracks 2–5)
Fletcher Sheridan (tracks 2, 4–5)
David Loucks (tracks 2, 4–5)
Katharine McPhee (tracks 1–10)
Roger Treece (tracks 2–5)
background vocals arranger:
Roger Treece (tracks 1–10)
composer:
Frank Loesser (track 8)
Hugh Martin (track 1)
Billy Squier (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 4)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 7)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 9)
concertmaster:
Bruce Dukov (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9)
lead vocals:
Katharine McPhee (tracks 1–10)
lyricist:
Frank Loesser (track 8)
Ralph Blane (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track 4)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 7)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 9)
mixer:
Allen Sides (tracks 1–10)
producer:
Steven Miller (tracks 1–10)
Allen Sides (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
Allen Sides (tracks 1–10)
writer:
Ray Evans (track 5)
Michelle Lewis (singer-songwriter) (track 3)
Jay Livingston (track 5)
Mervyn Warren (track 10)
Katharine McPhee (track 3)
Doug Petty (pianist, orchestrator, arranger, producer) (track 3)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 9)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 5)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 5)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 9)
株式会社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)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 9)
recorded at:
arrangements:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (track 1)
Jingle All the Way (track 2)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 2)
Jingle a cappella (track 2)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 4)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 4)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 7)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 4)
cover recording of:
White Christmas (track 9)
is the basis for:
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 4)
Trikkevise (track 2)
Året rundt (track 2)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 2)
Jingle Bells (track 2)
Jingle Bells Deep (track 2)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 2)
O Holy Tonight! (track 4)
Snowdown Skins (track 2)
Yingle Bells (track 2)
Čin čin čin (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 2)
later translated versions:
Ak, svētā nakts (track 4)
Bjelleklang (track 2)
Bjældeklang (track 2)
Kulkuset (track 2)
Rap jul (track 9)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 7)
Valkea joulu (track 9)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 5)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 2)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 2)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 2)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 2)
later versions:
Forest Green (lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" set to a different tune, the traditional carol as sung in the UK and in the Episcopal church in the US) (track 7)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 2)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 7)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 7)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 7)
Swingle Bells (track 2)
Vive le vent (track 2)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 9)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 2)
medley including a recording of:
Away in a Manger (Jaques arrangement of a Norman tune) (track 7)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol sung in the US to the tune of "St. Louis", cf. the version commonly sung to the hymn tune "Forest Green" in the UK) (track 7)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 1)
recording of:
Jingle Bells (track 2)
O Holy Night (track 4)
Silver Bells (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (tracks 1, 5)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 5)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 9)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 7)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 5)
Noëls pour cordes (track 7)
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 4)
St. Louis (track 7)

Release

art direction: Hollis King
graphic design: Sachiko Asano
mastering: Alan Yoshida
photography: Tyler Shields
ASIN: US: B0041EVYUG [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2501378 [info]

Release Group

artist & repertoire support: Dahlia Ambach-Caplin
Wikidata: Q5111378 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You [info]