A Christmas to Remember

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A Christmas to Remember
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Studio album by Amy Grant
Released October 19, 1999
Genre Christmas
Length 38:45
Label Myrrh/A&M
Producer Michael Omartian
Amy Grant chronology
Behind the Eyes
A Christmas to Remember
Her Greatest Inspirational Songs
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]

A Christmas to Remember is a 1999 Christmas album by Amy Grant with the Patrick Williams Orchestra, which became certified gold. It is her third Christmas album with a blend of some traditional songs but mostly originals.

In 2007, A Christmas to Remember was reissued and digitally remastered by Grant's new record label, EMI/Sparrow Records, along with 13 other Amy Grant albums. The remastered edition is labeled with a "Digitally Remastered" logo in the 'gutter' on the CD front.[2] Because of Grant's deal with her previous label, Word Records, the remastered editions of A Christmas to Remember and Behind the Eyes was not sold in Christian Music retailers such as Family Christian Stores or Lifeway Christian Resources until 2009.[citation needed] Until 2009, Word Records continued to distribute those titles to Christian retailers in the original, non-remastered editions while EMI distributed the remastered editions to most major retailers. The twelve remaining remastered editions were distributed by EMI to all US retailers, both Christian and secular.[3]

An early release of the CD was sold exclusively at Target Stores and featured a cover of The Carpenters song "Merry Christmas Darling" as a hidden track.[citation needed] This track was eventually re-released on Amy Grants' 2005 compilation Christmas album My Best Christmas.[citation needed]

A primetime Christmas special, Amy Grant: A Christmas to Remember, aired on December 15, 1999, on CBS, ABC, 36, Vision Celestial. Special guests included 98 Degrees (whose career saw a boost after the appearance), Tony Bennett and CeCe Winans.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

1."A Christmas to Remember"Amy Grant, Chris Eaton, Beverly Darnall4:21
2."Christmas Can't Be Very Far Away"Roger Cook, Wayne Jackson3:15
3."Silent Night"Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber3:46
4."Christmas Lullaby (I Will Lead You Home)"Amy Grant, Chris Eaton3:10
5."Highland Cathedral"Ulrich Roever, Michael Korb2:49
6."Jingle Bell Rock"Joe Beal, Jim Boothe2:25
7."Mister Santa"Pat Ballard2:30
8."'Til the Season Comes 'Round Again"John Jarvis, Randy Goodrum5:04
9."Gabriel's Oboe"Ennio Morricone2:14
10."Welcome to Our World"Chris Rice2:56
11."Agnus Dei"Michael W. Smith6:15