Celine Dion* ‎– These Are Special Times

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CD-1 O Holy Night
Arranged By – David Foster, Jeremy LubbockBacking Vocals – Amick Byram, Carmen Twillie, Darlene Koldenhoven, Dick Bolks, Don Shelton, Donna Davidson, Elin Carlson, Gloria Grace Prosper, John West (2), Jonathan Mack, Linda Harmon, Morgan Ames, Rick Logan, Roger Freeland, Steve Amerson, Susie Stevens-LoganKeyboards – David FosterMixed By – Humberto GaticaPiano – David FosterProducer – David FosterProgrammed By [Synths] – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Lead Vocal] – Humberto GaticaRecorded By [Orchestra] – David ReitzasWritten-By – Traditional
5:22
CD-2 Don't Save It All For Christmas Day
Arranged By – Peter Zizzo, Ric WakeArranged By [Backing Vocals] – Loris HollandArranged By [Orchestra] – Rob MathesBacking Vocals – Ayana George, Cindy Mizelle, Dennis Collins, Diva Gray, Elizabeth Withers, Fonzi Thornton, Latasha Jordan, Loris Holland, Nancey Jackson, Paulette McWilliams, Spencer Washington, Troy Bright, Vaneese ThomasConductor – Rob MathesDrum Programming – Jimmy Bralower, Peter ZizzoGuitar – Larry Saltzman, Marc Shulman, Peter ZizzoMixed By – Humberto GaticaOrgan – Loris HollandProducer – Ric WakeProgrammed By [Bass] – Peter ZizzoProgrammed By [Keyboards] – Peter ZizzoProgrammed By [Synths] – Jeff BovaWritten-By – Céline Dion, Peter Zizzo, Ric Wake
4:38
CD-3 Blue Christmas
Arranged By [Orchestra] – William RossChoir – Alex Brown, Bobbi Page, Bridgette Bryant, Carmen Carter, Carmen Twillie, Darlan Holley, Gary Falcone, Jeffrey C. Ramsey, Louis Price, Randy Philips, Susie Stevens-Logan, Thomas FunderbunkDrum – John Robinson (2)Electric Guitar – John ChiodiniKeyboards – David FosterProgrammed By [Synths] – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Lead Vocal] – Humberto GaticaRecorded By [Orchestra] – David ReitzasWritten-By – Bill Hayes*, Jay Johnson
3:49
CD-4 Another Year Has Gone By
Arranged By – Bryan AdamsArranged By [Strings] – Bob Buckley, Bryan Adams, Phil WesternBass – Bryan AdamsConductor – Bob BuckleyElectric Guitar – Bryan AdamsKeyboards – Phil WesternMixed By – Humberto GaticaProducer – Bryan AdamsStrings – Vancouver OrchestraWritten-By – Bryan Adams, Eliot Kennedy
3:25
CD-5 The Magic Of Christmas Day (God Bless Us Everyone)
Arranged By [Strings] – Ron Huff*Backing Vocals – Cindy Mizelle, Dana Calitri, Eric Troyer, Fonzi Thornton, Martin Briley, Sharon BryantBass Guitar – Patrick CarollConductor – Ron Huff*Drum Programming – Patrick CarollDrums – Frank VilardiGuitar – Russ DeSalvoMixed By – Humberto GaticaPercussion [Additional] – Patrick CarrollPiano – Shane KeisterProgrammed By [Keyboards] – Jeff BovaSaxophone [Solo] – Richie CannataWritten-By – D. Snider
4:17
CD-6 Ave Maria
Acoustic Guitar – Kamil RustamArranged By – David Foster, William RossChoir – Alex Brown, Bobbi Page, Bridgette Bryant, Carmen Carter, Carmen Twillie, Darlan Holley, Gary Falcone, Jeff Ramsey, Louis Price, Randy Phillips, Susie Stevens-Logan, Tommy FunderburkElectric Guitar – Michael ThompsonKeyboards – David FosterMixed By – Humberto GaticaProducer – David FosterProgrammed By [Synth] – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Lead Vocals] – Humberto GaticaRecorded By [Orchestra] – David ReitzasWritten-By – Charles Gounod
4:56
CD-7 Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
Arranged By – David FosterChoir – Crystal Cathedral ChoirMixed By – Humberto GaticaPipe [Organ] – Heather HintonProducer – David FosterRecorded By [Additional] – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Choir] – Gary Van PeltRecorded By [Lead Vocals] – Humberto GaticaRecorded By [Orchestra] – David ReitzasRecorded By [Pipe Organ] – Gary Van PeltWritten-By – Traditional
4:44
CD-8 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
Arranged By – David FosterArranged By [Orchestra] – Johnny MandelBass – Chuck DomanicoDrums – Jeff HamiltonGuitar – John ChiodiniMixed By – Humberto GaticaPiano – Terry TrotterProducer – David FosterRecorded By [Additional] – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Lead Vocals] – David ReitzasRecorded By [Orchestra] – Al SchmittSynthesizer – Tom RanierWritten-By – Mel Tormé, Robert Wells (2)
4:14
CD-9 The Prayer
Arranged By – David FosterArranged By [Orchestra] – William RossKeyboards – David FosterMixed By – Humberto GaticaProducer – David FosterProgrammed By [Synth] – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Lead Vocals] – Humberto GaticaRecorded By [Orchestra] – Humberto GaticaVocals [Duet] – Andrea BocelliWritten-By – Carole Bayer Sager, David FosterWritten-By [Italian Translation] – Alberto Testa, Tony Renis
4:30
CD-10 Brahms' Lullaby
Arranged By – David Foster, William RossKeyboards – David FosterMixed By – Humberto GaticaProducer – David FosterRecorded By – David ReitzasRecorded By [Lead Vocal] – Humberto GaticaSynth [Programmed] – Felipe ElguetaWritten-By – Johannes Brahms
3:32
CD-11 Christmas Eve
Arranged By – Ric WakeBacking Vocals – Jane Barnett, Margaret Dorn, Maria Christensen, Nikki GregoroffDrum Programming – Steve SkinnerDrums – Shan PeltonGuitar – Chieli Minucci, Ira SiegelMixed By – Humberto GaticaProducer – Ric WakeProgrammed By [Keyboards] – Steve SkinnerWritten-By – Curt Frasca, Maria Christensen
4:17
CD-12 These Are Special Times
Arranged By – David FosterArranged By [Strings] – Jeremy LubbockBacking Vocals – Khris Kellow, Sue Ann Carwell, Tanya KellyChoir – Alex Brown, Bobbi Page, Bridgette Bryant, Carmen Carter, Carmen Twillie, Darlan Holley, Gary Falcone, Jeff Ramsey, Louis Price, Randy Phillips, Susie Stevens-Logan, Tommy FunderburkGuitar – Michael ThompsonKeyboards – David FosterMixed By – Humberto GaticaProducer – David FosterProgrammed By [Synth] – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By – Felipe ElguetaRecorded By [Lead Vocals] – Humberto GaticaRecorded By [Strings] – John KurlanderWritten-By – Diane Warren
4:08
CD-13 Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
Arranged By – Ric Wake, Steve SkinnerBacking Vocals – Brenda White King, Cindy Mizelle, Curtis King, Dennis Collins, Fonzi Thornton, Tawatha Agee*Drum Programming – Steve SkinnerGuitar – Chieli MinucciPercussion – Bashiri JohnsonProducer – Ric WakeProgrammed By [Keyboards] – Steve SkinnerWritten-By – John Lennon & Yoko Ono
4:15
CD-14 I'm Your Angel
Arranged By – R. KellyArranged By [Orchestra] – Rob MathesBacking Vocals – Anthony Ransom, Ayana George, Cathy Richardson, Cheryl Wilson, Dennis Collins, Diva Gray, Elizabeth Withers, Fonzi Thornton, Jeff Morrow, Joan Walton, Johnny Rutledge, Latasha Jordan, Lisa Lougheed, Loris Holland, Nancey Jackson, Paulette McWilliams, Rob Trow, Robert Bowker, Robert Moe, Robin Robinson, Spencer Washington, Stevie Robinson, Tawatha Agee*, Troy Bright, Yvonne GageConductor – Rob MathesConductor [Choir] – Lafayette Carthon, Loris HollandConductor [Vocals] – Lafayette Carthon, Loris HollandDrum Programming – Jimmy Bralower, Steve SkinnerKeyboards – Steve SkinnerKeyboards [Additional] – Lafayette Carthon, Loris HollandOrgan – Loris HollandProducer – R. KellyProgrammed By – Stephen George, Tony BlackVocals [Duet] – R. KellyVocals, Producer – R. KellyWritten-By – R. Kelly
5:31
CD-15 Feliz Navidad
Acoustic Guitar – Ramon StagnaroAlto Saxophone – Bill Harris, Bobby Franceschini*Arranged By – Gary Haase, Ric WakeArranged By [Keyboards] – George WhittyArranged By [Synths] – George WhittyBaritone Saxophone – John ScarpullaBass Guitar [Fodeva Bass Guitar] – Gary HaaseBass Trombone – Dave Taylor*Co-producer – Humberto GaticaDrums – Steven WolfGuitar – Chris Taylor (8)Percussion – Rafael PadillaProducer – Ric WakeRecorded By [Vocals] – Humberto GaticaTenor Saxophone – Richie CannataTrombone – Ozzie Melendez, Randy AndosTrumpet – Barry Danielian, Don Harris, Tony KadleckVocals – Céline Dion And Her Family*Written-By – José Feliciano
3:41
CD-16 Les Cloches Du Hameau
Arranged By – Ric Wake, Shane KeisterArranged By [Hand Bell] – Shane KeisterArranged By [Orchestra] – Ron Huff*Bells [Hand Bells] – The Hand Bell Choir Of The Ridgewood United Methodist ChurchConductor – Ron Huff*Producer – Ric WakeProgrammed By [Synclavier] – Shane KeisterVocals – Céline Dion And Her Family*Written-By – Johannes Brahms
3:10
DVD-1 The Power Of Love
DVD-2 Do You Hear What I Hear
Performer [Duet With] – Rosie O'Donnell
DVD-3 O Holy Night
DVD-4 Because You Loved Me
DVD-5 Lets Talk About Love
DVD-6 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
DVD-7 My Heart Will Go On
DVD-8 The Prayer
Performer [Duet With] – Andrea Bocelli
DVD-9 Ave Maria
Vocals – Andrea Bocelli
DVD-10 End Credits (Featuring "Feliz Navidad" And "These Are Special Times")

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Artwork & Design © 1998, 2007 Sony BMG Music (Canada) Inc./ DVD Program © 2007 Sony BMG Music (Canada) Inc.
℗ 1993 Interscope Records "The Christmas Song".

DVD:
Previously unreleased These Are The Special Times DVD featuring the entire CBS television special from 1998 that accompanied the original release of the album.
Running time: 45:00

Release in gatefold cardsleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 8 86971 55752 7
  • Barcode (String): 886971557527
  • Mastering SID Code (CD): IFPI LP 73
  • Mould SID Code (CD): IFPI 0749
  • Matrix / Runout (CD): 52454427/88697155752-CD 21
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD): IFPI LB 50
  • Mould SID Code (DVD): IFPI 07B2
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD): 52454427/88697155752-1 CC 21
  • Rights Society: BIEM / GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 00162

Other Versions (5 of 49) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
COL 492730 2, 492730 2 Celine Dion* These Are Special Times(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia COL 492730 2, 492730 2 Europe 1998 Sell This Version
492730.2 Celine Dion* These Are Special Times(CD, Album) Columbia 492730.2 Asia 1998 Sell This Version
CD-9868 Celine Dion* Celine Dion(CD, Album, Unofficial) Columbia CD-9868 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
88697450102 Celine Dion* These Are Special Times(CD, Album, RE) Columbia, Sony Music 88697450102 Europe 2008 Sell This Version
CK 69523, 69523 Celine Dion* These Are Special Times(CD, Album) Columbia, Columbia CK 69523, 69523 Canada 1998 Sell This Version

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