'Tis the SeaSon

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'Tis the SeaSon
'Tis the SeaSon Buffett.jpg
Studio album by Jimmy Buffett
Released October 28, 2016 (2016-10-28)
Recorded Summer 2016
Genre Christmas
Length 39:31
Label Mailboat Records
Producer
Jimmy Buffett chronology
Songs from St. Somewhere
(2013)
'Tis the SeaSon
(2016)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars [1]

'Tis the SeaSon is the second Christmas album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, and is his twenty-ninth studio album overall. Released on October 28, 2016, it is the follow-up to Buffett's Christmas Island, released twenty years prior. After the recording of the album was mentioned in interviews and on social media throughout summer 2016, the name, album cover, and release date were officially announced on September 26, 2016.[2][3]

Commercial performance[edit]

The album debuted on Billboard 200 at No. 50,[4] and at the Top Country Albums at No. 6, selling 10,000 copies in its first week.[5] The album has sold 56,500 copies in the United States as of December 2016.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Wonderful Christmastime"Paul McCartney4:00
2."Jingle Bell Rock"Joe Beal, Jim Boothe2:10
3."All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth"Donald Yetter Gardner2:39
4."Drivin' the Pig (Manejando el Cerdo)"Jimmy Buffett, Roger Guth, Peter Mayer3:47
5."The Twelve Days of Christmas (Parrothead Version)" 3:50
6."What I Didn't Get for Christmas"Mac McAnally2:36
7."Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"Johnny Marks2:04
8."Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"Marks3:32
9."Santa Stole Thanksgiving"Buffett, Guth, Mayer2:35
10."Mele Kalikimaka" (feat. Jake Shimabukuro)Robert Alexander Anderson2:39
11."Winter Wonderland" (feat. Robert Greenidge)Richard B. Smith3:20
12."Baby, It's Cold Outside" (feat. Nadirah Shakoor)Frank Loesser2:54
13."White Christmas"Irving Berlin3:10
Total length:39:31

Personnel[edit]

Credits from AllMusic.[7]

  • Jimmy Buffett – All vocals
  • Robert Greenidge – Featured artist
  • Mac McAnally – Producer
  • Nadriah Shakoor – Featured artist
  • Jake Shimabukuro – Featured artist
  • Michael Utley – Producer

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 50
US Top Country Albums (Billboard)[9] 6

References[edit]