ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK

Warmest Christmas Wishes

Model: XELOKG18165

SKU: 358135 Product ID: 255640

Format ‐ CD

Genre ‐ Easy Listening

Release Date ‐ 23/11/18

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Description

    Iconic singer Engelbert Humperdinck will release 'Warmest Christmas Wishes', his first Christmas album in almost Forty Years, via Xelon Entertainment.

    Engelbert Humperdinck's new album features 14 heartfelt holiday songs - including 2 brand new originals especially written for this album.
    Iconic pop singer Engelbert has decided to launch the next chapter of his illustrious career by surprising his fans with a brand new Christmas album - his first in almost forty years. Not satisfied with the yearlong celebration of his 50th showbiz anniversary in 2017, Engelbert Humperdinck is eager to begin his next decade in music on a celebratory note. Following the success of his first album in over a decade, the acclaimed The Man I Want to Be, Engelbert is excited to bring yuletide gladness to families everywhere. Engelbert Humperdinck's new Christmas album, titled Warmest Christmas Wishes.

    Much like its predecessor, A Merry Christmas With Engelbert Humperdinck, Warmest Christmas Wishes is a combination of classic, new and unexpected songs. Traditional holiday songs like "Silent Night" and "O Tannenbaum" sit next to American Yule standards like "Please Come Home for Christmas" and "White

    Christmas". Fans can expect to hear the latter reinvented in a Django Reinhardt-inspired swing arrangement. Engelbert delivers Christmas cheer with contemporary tunes such as Chris Rea's "Driving Home for Christmas" and Gilbert O'Sullivan's "Christmas Song". Two new original songs - "Christmas for the Family" and "Around the Christmas Tree" are bound to become instant holiday favourites. In all, there are 14 new holiday chestnuts to celebrate Christmas joy, delivered in Engelbert Humperdinck's inimitable style.

    The new album, like last years "The Man I Want to Be", was produced by Jurgen Korduletsch, arranged by Geoff Stradling and longtime Engelbert collaborators Johnny Harris and the late Jeff Sturges. Recorded at some of Los Angeles's most iconic studios, most prominently Capitol Studios Hollywood with some of the finest musicians LA has to offer, Warmest Christmas Wishes is a Christmas gift to enjoy for everyone this holiday season.

    Engelbert is thrilled to bring holiday cheer to his fans once more, as he shared his excitement in a recent interview with Billboard: "It's been such a long time since I recorded a Christmas album, and fans have been asking me, 'When are you going to do another one?'... Finally, we decided to do it.

    I love (Christmas). From me growing up with a large family and everybody singing around the Christmas tree, it was a wonderful, wonderful upbringing. So (Christmas) is very special with me to share."

Details

    Primary Format - Music - CD

    Artist - ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK

    Label - Xelon Entertainment

    Music Genre - Easy Listening

    Music Genre Primary - Easy Listening

    Music Genre Secondary - Christmas

Track Listing

CD

  1. Please Come Home For Christmas
  2. Driving Home For Christmas
  3. Christmas Song (I'm Not Dreaming Of A White Christmas)
  4. I'll Be Home For Christmas
  5. Snowy Christmas - Medley (Including Let It Snow, It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas & Winter Wonderland)
  6. A Christmas For The Family
  7. Silently Falls The Snow
  8. O Tannenbaum
  9. Still Still Still
  10. Silent Night
  11. Around The Christmas Tree
  12. What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?
  13. Leise Rieselt Der Schnee

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