Now That’s What I Call Christmas!

November 15, 2016 - Comment

The title doesn’t lie, even if it does sounds like a hyperbolic pitch from an old late-night cable TV ad. With 36 tracks of various genres spread over two discs, Now That’s What I Call Christmas might be the best, most eclectic “value-plus” holiday record ever released, assuming your tastes embrace crooners such as Cole,

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The title doesn’t lie, even if it does sounds like a hyperbolic pitch from an old late-night cable TV ad. With 36 tracks of various genres spread over two discs, Now That’s What I Call Christmas might be the best, most eclectic “value-plus” holiday record ever released, assuming your tastes embrace crooners such as Cole, Crosby, and Como, plus contemporary boy bands such as Boyz II Men, as well as the ubiquitous. In between there are the sumptuous classics by Bobby Helms, Brenda Lee, the Beach Boys, Elvis, and Burl Ives on disc one, balanced on disc two by more recent standards, including Bruce Springsteen’s live version of “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” and John and Yoko’s “Happy Xmas (War is Over).” You’re not obligated to like everything here, but that’s why Santa invented the forward button on your CD player.The title doesn’t lie, even if it does sounds like a hyperbolic pitch from an old late-night cable TV ad. With 36 tracks of various genres spread over two discs, Now That’s What I Call Christmas might be the best, most eclectic “value-plus” holiday record ever released, assuming your tastes embrace crooners such as Cole, Crosby, and Como, plus contemporary boy bands such as Boyz II Men, as well as the ubiquitous Britney Spears.

In between there are the sumptuous classics by Bobby Helms, Brenda Lee, the Beach Boys, Elvis, and Burl Ives on disc one, balanced on disc two by more recent standards, including Bruce Springsteen’s live version of “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town” and John and Yoko’s “Happy Xmas (War is Over).” You’re not obligated to like everything here, but that’s why Santa invented the forward button on your CD player. –Martin Keller

Product Features

  • Opera & Classical Vocal > Vocal Non-Opera
  • Holiday & Wedding > Christmas
  • Pop Music
  • Christmas
  • Traditional Pop

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Amazon Customer says:

I could be fine with that

J. Chambers says:

A marvelous compilation of Christmas music “Now That’s What I Call Christmas!” is a two-disc holiday music compilation that was released in October, 2001 by Universal Music Group. The album is part of the (U.S.) Now! series, and the first holiday-themed album in the series.The album has a lot of music – 36 tracks of Christmas music ranging from old standards from the 1940s through the 1990s. I enjoyed most of the songs, although my favorites were older songs like “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby,” “Home for the Holidays” by…

Deena Marie says:

Best Christmas CD For many years I’ve been looking for a Christmas CD that contained all of my favorite Christmas songs by the original artist and I just couldn’t find what I was looking for anywhere until I found the perfect CD on Amazon.com.The name of the CD is called “Now That’s What I Call Christmas!” There are 2 discs with 36 Christmas songs from the past and present. A sample of some of the original songs are, The Christmas Song, White Christmas, Blue Christmas, Let it Snow!, Let it Snow!, There’s…

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