Sufjan Stevens ‎– Songs For Christmas

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Rough Trade ‎– RTRADCDX450
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Box Set
5 × CD, EP
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Noel (2001) Vol. I 17:12
1-1 Silent Night
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Sufjan Stevens
0:44
1-.2 O Come O Come Emmanuel
Vocals, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Recorder, Effects [Reverb] – Sufjan StevensVocals, Electric Guitar – Matt Morgan
4:00
1-3 We're Goin' To The Country!
Banjo, Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals, Bells [Sleigh], Other [Stocking Stuffers] – Sufjan StevensLead Vocals, Electric Guitar – Matt Morgan
2:17
1-4 Lo! How A Rose E'Er Blooming
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Glockenspiel – Sufjan StevensVocals, Banjo – Matt Morgan
3:22
1-5 It's Christmas! Let's Be Glad!
Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Organ [Electric], Drums, Vocals, Bells [Sleigh], Other [Mistletoe, Gloria In Eggshells Faygo] – Sufjan StevensVocals, Electric Guitar – Matt Morgan
1:55
1-6 Holy Holy, Etc
Arranged By, Electric Guitar [Many Electric Guitars, Nimbly Played] – Matt Morgan
0:41
1-7 Amazing Graze
Vocals, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar – Sufjan StevensVocals, Electric Guitar – Matt Morgan
4:09
Hark! (2002) Vol. II 24:55
2-1 Angels We Have Heard On High
Bells [Various], Glockenspiel – Sufjan Stevens
0:45
2-2 Put The Lights On The Tree
Backing Vocals – Marla HansenBacking Vocals, Other [Elfin Chuckles And Raindeer Giggles] – Monique Aiuto, Vito AiutoDrums, Percussion – James McAlisterVocals, Keyboards [Electronic], Piano, Glockenspiel, Bells, Recorder, Oboe – Sufjan Stevens
1:48
2-3 Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing
Vocals – Monique AiutoVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Vito AiutoVocals, Banjo, Piano, Electric Piano [Electronic], Glockenspiel, Bells [Sleigh] – Sufjan Stevens
4:43
2-4 I Saw Three Ships
Backing Vocals, Banjo, Oboe, Recorder, Drums, Bass, Bells [Sleigh] – Sufjan StevensLead Vocals, Guitar – Vito Aiuto
2:34
2-5 Only At Christmas Time
Backing Vocals, Other [Holly, Ivy] – Monique Aiuto, Vito AiutoVocals, Acoustic Guitar, Piano [Electronic], Bells [Sleigh], Drums – Sufjan Stevens
2:14
2.6 Once In Royal David's City
Backing Vocals, Banjo, Piano, Drums, Bells [Sleigh], Oboe – Sufjan StevensLead Vocals, Guitar – Vito Aiuto
3:40
2.7 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing!
Bells, Glockenspiel [Played Through Various Special Effects] – Sufjan Stevens
0:45
2-8 What Child Is This Anyway?
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Vito AiutoBacking Vocals – Monique AiutoVocals, Banjo, Bass, Keyboards [Electronic], Organ, Drums, Bells [Sleigh], Piano, Other [That Creepy Christmas Feeling, Gold, Frankincense, Myrrh] – Sufjan Stevens
6:47
2-9 Bring A Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Vito AiutoPerformer [Telephone] – Sufjan Stevens
1:39
Ding! Dong! (2003) Vol. III 22:54
3-1 O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Piano, Vocals – Sufjan Stevens
1:03
3-2 Come On! Let's Boogey To The Elf Dance!
Backing Vocals, Other [Christmas Cheer] – Colin Stevens, Laura MyersVocals – Denison WitmerVocals, Piano, Guitar, Banjo, Bass, Drums, Bells [Sleigh], Tambourine, Recorder, Flute, Shaker, Glockenspiel, Lyrics By [Awesome Lyrics] – Sufjan Stevens
3:49
3-3 We Three Kings
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Denison WitmerVocals, Banjo, Organ [Electric], Electric Piano [Electronic], Bass, Recorder [Funny], Glockenspiel, Tambourine – Sufjan Stevens
2:58
3-4 O Holy Night
Backing Vocals, Other [Christmas Cheer] – Colin StevensBanjo, Vocals, Organ, Piano, Recorder, Glockenspiel, Bass, Drums, Tambourine, Shaker, Other [Bravado] – Sufjan StevensVocals, Acoustic Guitar – Denison WitmerVocals, Voice [High Notes, Christmas Cheer] – Shara Worden
4:04
3-5 That Was The Worst Christmas Ever!
Vocals [Angelic] – Shara WordenVocals [Earthly], Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Other [Sad Feelings] – Sufjan Stevens
3:18
3-6 Ding! Dong!
Bells [Various], Glockenspiel [Various], Recorder – Sufjan Stevens
0:55
3-7 All The King's Horns
Vocals [Creepy] – Monique Aiuto, Vito AiutoVocals, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Bass, Drums, Tambourine, Electric Piano [Electronic], Glockenspiel, Other [More Of That Creepy Christmas Feeling] – Sufjan Stevens
2:59
3-8 The Friendly Beasts
Piano, Guitar, Recorder, Oboe, Drums, Bass, Shaker, Tambourine, Glockenspiel, Banjo, Electric Piano [Electronic], Voice [The Narrator] – Sufjan StevensVoice [The Cow] – Laura MyersVoice [The Donkey] – Denison WitmerVoice [The Doves] – Monique Aiuto, Vito AiutoVoice [The Sheep] – Shara Worden
3:42
Joy! (2005) Vol. IV 22:14
4-1 The Little Drummer Boy
Vocals – Bridgit DeCookVocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bells [Sleigh], Tambourine – Sufjan Stevens
3:43
4-2 Away In A Manager
Vocals – Bridgit DeCookVocals, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Other [Nostalgia, Eggnog] – Sufjan Stevens
2:54
4-3 Hey Guys! It's Christmas Time!
Vocals – Bridgit DeCookVocals, Drums, Percussion, Bass, Electric Guitar, Bells [Sleigh], Other [Positive Feedback, Negative Feedback, Christmas Cheer] – Sufjan Stevens
4:41
4-4 The First Noel
Banjo, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Other [Loneliness] – Sufjan Stevens
0:52
4-5 Did I Make You Cry On Christmas? (Well, You Deserved It!)
Vocals – Bridgit DeCookVocals, Banjo, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Tambourine, Bells [Sleigh], Keyboards [Electric], Shaker, Other [Irony] – Sufjan Stevens
3:21
4-6 The Incarnation
Electric Guitar, Effects [Reverb], Other [Even More Of That Creepy Christmas Feeling] – Sufjan Stevens
2:23
4-7 Joy To The World
Vocals – Bridgit DeCookVocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bells [Sleigh], Tambourine, Other [Mistletoe, Tidings Of Comfort & Joy] – Sufjan Stevens
4:20
Peace (2006) Vol. V 35:55
5-1 Once In Royal David's City
Piano [Four Slightly Out Of Tune Pianos] – Sufjan Stevens
2:01
5-2 Get Behind Me, Santa!
Drums – James McAlisterTrombone – Ben LanzTrumpet – C. J. CamerieriVocals – Marla HansenVocals, Bass, Electric Guitar, Organ [Hammond], Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Bells [Sleigh], Shaker, Synthesizer [Weird Synthesizer Sounds], Other [Mashed Potatoes And Gravy] – Sufjan Stevens
3:49
5-3 Jingle Bells
Piano [More Insipid Piano] – Sufjan Stevens
0:36
5-4 Christmas In July
Cello – Maria Bella JeffersDrums – James McAlisterTrombone – Ben LanzTrumpet – C. J. CamerieriViolin – Naho Tsutsui, Rob MooseVocals, Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Organ [Hammond], Electric Guitar, Bass, Tambourine, Bells [Sleigh], Shaker, Other [Chestnuts Roasting On Open Fire] – Sufjan StevensVocals, Viola – Marla Hansen
3:16
5-5 Lo! How A Rose E'Er Blooming
Piano [Multiple Pianos, Played Very Earnestly] – Sufjan Stevens
1:45
5-6 Jupiter Winter
Cello – Maria Bella JeffersDrums – James McAlisterTrombone – Ben LanzTrumpet – C. J. CamerieriViolin – Naho Tsutsui, Rob MooseVocals, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Organ [Electronic], Bells [Sleigh], Shaker, Other [Figgy Pudding] – Sufjan StevensVocals, Viola – Marla Hansen
3:50
5-7 Sister Winter
Cello – Maria Bella JeffersDrums, Celeste, Chimes [Wind], Vibraslap, Other [Christmas Cheer] – James McAlisterEngineer [Drums, Percussion] – Casey FoubertTrombone – Ben LanzTrumpet – C. J. CamerieriViolin – Naho Tsutsui, Rob MooseVocals, Piano, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass, Drums, Bells [Sleigh], Tambourine, Other [Apologies, Cranberry Sauce] – Sufjan StevensVocals, Viola – Marla Hansen
5:04
5-8 O Come O Come Emmanuel
Piano – Sufjan Stevens
1:06
5-9 Star Of Wonder
Trombone – Ben LanzTrumpet – C. J. CamerieriVocals – Marla HansenVocals, Piano, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Organ, Bass, Drums, Bells [Sleigh], Recorder, Flute, Oboe, Synthesizer [Funny Synthesizer Sounds] – Sufjan Stevens
7:07
5-10 Holy, Holy, Holy
Piano, Vocals, Guitar – Sufjan StevensVocals – Marla Hansen
3:50
5-11 The Winter Solstice
Voice, Vibraphone, Piano, Guitar, Organ [Hammond], Synthesizer [Funny Synthesizer Sounds], Bells [Sleigh], Tambourine – Sufjan Stevens
3:25

Credits

  • Artwork By [Comic Strip, Video Stills, Illustrations] – Tom Eaton
  • Artwork By [Ep Cover Illustrations] – Stephen Halker
  • Artwork By [Painting] – Jacques Bredy
  • Liner NotesSanta Sufjan*
  • Mastered ByAlan Douches (tracks: 1-1 to 4-7)
  • Other [Short Story] – Rick Moody
  • Photography – Rob Moose
  • Recorded ByBridgit DeCook (tracks: 4-1 to 4-7), Colin Stevens (tracks: 3-1 to 3-9), Denison Witmer (tracks: 3-1 to 3-9), Laura Myers (tracks: 3-1 to 3-9), Matt Morgan (tracks: 1-1 to 1-7), Monique Aiuto (tracks: 2-1 to 3-9), Shara Worden (tracks: 3-1 to 3-9), Vito Aiuto (tracks: 2-1 to 3-9)
  • Recorded By, Arranged By, Producer, Written-by, Other [Short Story], Design [Package Design], Layout, Typography, Artwork By [Illustrations]Santa Sufjan*

Notes

Box set which includes five albums, a 40-page booklet, a comic and a sticker sheet.

Licensed to Rough Trade records by Asthmatic Kitty records.

Other Versions (3 of 3) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
AKR 028 Sufjan Stevens Songs For Christmas(Box + 5xCD, EP, Enh) Asthmatic Kitty Records AKR 028 US 2006 Sell This Version
none Sufjan Stevens Songs For Christmas(CD, Comp, Promo) Asthmatic Kitty Records none US 2006 Sell This Version
AKR028 Sufjan Stevens Songs For Christmas(Box, Comp + 5x12", EP, RE) Asthmatic Kitty Records AKR028 USA & Europe 2018 Sell This Version

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