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New Christian Christmas Music for 2010

16 new Christmas albums from Christian artists

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The sounds of Christmas are one of my favorite parts of the season and 2010 is shaping up with plenty of new Christmas albums to choose from.

33Miles - 'Believe'

33Miles - Believe
INO Records
  • Release Date: November 9, 2010

One of my favorite Christmas albums for 2010, Believe was available last year exclusively at Family Christian Stores during the holiday season. This year, it's being released nationally, giving us all a chance to enjoy it. The CD offers seven Christmas classics and three original tunes with a touch of country.

Track Listing:

  1. O Come All Ye Faithful / Sing To The King
  2. Finally Christmas
  3. Joy To The World
  4. I'll Be Home For Christmas
  5. O Holy Night
  6. Hark The Herald Angels Sing
  7. I Could Not Come To You
  8. O Come O Come Emmanuel
  9. I Believe In Christmas
  10. Medley: Away In The Manger / Silent Night / The First Noel

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Cedarmont Kids & Jim Adkins - 'Jingle Ducks'

Cedarmont Kids & Jim Adkins - Jingle Ducks
Provident
  • Release Date: October 5, 2010

13 fun songs for kids that range from the fun to the traditional - all with a touch of duck! (OK - more like a ton of duck!)

Track Listing:

  1. "Jingle Bells"
  2. "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
  3. "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"
  4. "Feliz Navidad"
  5. "Joy To The World"
  6. "Holly Jolly Christmas"
  7. "Jesus, What A Wonderful Child"
  8. "Duck On The Housetop"
  9. "Deck The Hall"
  10. "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer"
  11. "Mary Had A Baby"
  12. "The Real Night Before Christmas"
  13. "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"

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Crystal Lewis - 'Home For The Holidays'

Crystal Lewis - Home For The Holidays
Metro1Music
  • Release Date: October 26, 2010

Crystal joined forces with jazz veteran Alan Pasqua to release 12 beautiful Christmas tunes.

Track Listing:

  1. O Come O Come Emmanuel
  2. White Christmas
  3. Grown-Up Christmas List
  4. Home For The Holidays
  5. I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
  6. Mary Did You Know
  7. Let It Be To Me
  8. We Three Kings
  9. Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella
  10. Sleigh Ride
  11. Oh Come All Ye Faithful
  12. I Wonder As I Wander

Dave Barnes - 'Very Merry Christmas'

Dave Barnes - Very Merry Christmas
Provident
  • Release Date: November 9, 2010

After the release of What We Want, What We Get, Dave Barnes became one of my favorite artists. I was looking forward to  Very Merry Christmas and just let me say this ... Dave didn't let me down a bit! His artful and cheery delivery of the classics,  coupled with original tunes that bring memories of Christmases past, delivered with his personal southern-bluesy style, make this one of those Christmas albums that I'll be playing for years to come. 

Track Listing:

  1. Very Merry Christmas
  2. Christmas Tonight (With Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum)
  3. All I Want For Christmas Is You
  4. Meet Me At The Mistletoe
  5. I'll Be Home For Christmas
  6. I Pray On Christmas
  7. Family Tree
  8. Holiday Made For Two
  9. The Christmas Song
  10. Mary And Joseph

Future Of Forestry - 'Advent Christmas EP, Volume 2'

Future Of Forestry - Advent Christmas EP, Volume 2
Credential Recordings
  • Release Date: November 2, 2010

The EP features four traditional holiday classics, one original song, "The Earth Stood Still" (the cost of the CD is worth it, if only for this song!) and an instrumental piece.

Track Listing:

  1. Joy to the World
  2. Do You Hear What I Hear?
  3. The Earth Stood Still
  4. Angels We Have Heard On High
  5. Instrumental
  6. Pie Jesu

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Jon Garrett - 'To Find Love There: A Classic Celebration of Christmas'

Jon Garrett - To Find Love There: A Classic Celebration of Christmas
Above Entertainment
  • Release Date: November 2, 2010

The worship leader at St. Louis Family Church (a 6,000 member church located in Chesterfield, MO) and opera singer's debut release offers twelve beautifully done songs.

Track Listing:

  1. "O Come Emmanuel"
  2. "Do You Hear What I Hear"
  3. "To Find Love There"
  4. "Eyes of a Child"
  5. "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear"
  6. "God Is With Us Now"
  7. "In the Bleak Midwinter"
  8. "Angels We Have Heard on High"
  9. "Love Him as My Own"
  10. "Silent Night" (feat. Jeff Perry)
  11. "O Holy Night"
  12. "Bethlehem Lullaby"

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Matt Goss & the Tom Pontz Trio - 'Merry Christmas'

Matt Goss & the Tom Pontz Trio - Merry Christmas
Provident
  • Release Date: November 9, 2010

Add a touch of jazz to your Christmas with Matt Goss & the Tom Pontz Trio.

Track Listing:

  1. Winter Wonderland
  2. Silent Night
  3. The Christmas Song
  4. Joy To The World
  5. White Christmas
  6. It Came Upon The Midnight Clear
  7. Angels We Have Heard On High
  8. Christmas Time Is Here (instrumental)

Newsboys - 'Christmas: A Newsboys Holiday'

Newsboys - Christmas: A Newsboys Holiday
Inpop
  • Release Date: October 12, 2010

Newsboys first Christmas release is a 5-song EP. Add a touch of rock to your Christmas listening with Christmas! A Newsboys Holiday!

Track Listing:

  1. "All I Want For Christmas Is You"
  2. "Jingle Bell Rock"
  3. "O Holy Night"
  4. "Winter Wonderland"
  5. "The Christmas Song"

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Point Of Grace - 'Home For The Holidays'

Point Of Grace - Home For The Holidays
Word Records
  • Release Date: October 5, 2010

The ladies of Point of Grace love Christmas (as evidenced by their three previous Christmas releases) and Home For The Holidays continues their theme of sharing their joy.

Track Listing:

  1. "White Christmas"
  2. "Candy Cane Lane"
  3. "Labor of Love"
  4. "Home for the Holidays / Silver Bells"
  5. "Immanuel"
  6. "Little Drummer Boy"
  7. "Holly Jolly Christmas"
  8. "Joy To The World"
  9. "Not So Silent Night"
  10. "The Giver and the Gift"

Russ Taff - 'Another Sentimental Christmas'

Russ Taff - Another Sentimental Christmas
Spring Hill
  • Release Date: October 12, 2010

Track Listing:

  1. "Go Tell It On The Mountain"
  2. "The Christmas Song"
  3. "Silent Night"
  4. "Jingle Bells"
  5. "Christmas Time Is Here"
  6. "Here's To Life"
  7. "Winter Wonderland"
  8. "Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep"
  9. "Christ Is Born"
  10. "Peace"
  11. "It's Christmas Again"

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