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Angels Sing is a 2013 Christmas family drama film. An adaptation of Turk Pipkin's 1999 novel When angels sing, the film is directed by Tim McCanlies, and stars Harry Connick Jr., Connie Britton, Chandler Canterbury, Fionnula Flanagan, Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson.[1]

Angels Sing
Angels Sing theatrical poster.jpg
Directed byTim McCanlies
Produced byElizabeth Avellán
Shannon McIntosh
Fred Miller
Written byLou Berney
Based onWhen Angels Sing
by Turk Pipkin
StarringHarry Connick Jr.
Connie Britton
Chandler Canterbury
Fionnula Flanagan
Lyle Lovett
Willie Nelson
Kris Kristofferson
Music byCarl Thiel
Scott Warren
CinematographyKamal Derkaoui
Edited byDavid Rosenblatt
When Angels Sing
Distributed byLionsgate
Release date
  • November 1, 2013 (2013-11-01)
CountryUnited States



The film stars Harry Connick Jr. as the history professor Michael, who as a child loved Christmas, but after a tragic accident, his holiday spirit was crushed. As a grown up, he still can't find the joy of Christmas. But as his son faces a tragedy, he needs to find his holiday spirit again. He gets a push in the right direction when he meets a man named Nick (Willie Nelson), who gives him a gift that helps him find the joy of Christmas again.


Sound trackEdit

Track list [2]
Angels Sing
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedDecember 17, 2013 (2013-12-17)
GenreFilm soundtrack
1."Up On the Housetop"Black Soot2:11
2."Mistletoe on Death Row"Dale Watson1:58
3."Deck the Halls"The Trishas0:56
4."Christmas Time Is Here"Kat Edmonson & Lyle Lovett with Mitch Watson2:23
5."Family Bible"Willie Nelson with Bobbie Nelson3:01
6."Signals In the Dark"Sahara Smith3:41
7."Moses"The Trishas3:43
8."Christmas Time in Texas"Dale Watson3:54
9."Christmas Love"Miss Lavelle with Guy Forsyth and Carolyn Wonderland2:32
10."Silent Night"Carolyn Wonderland and Guy Forsyth1:17
11."Amazing Grace"Willie Nelson with Bobbie Nelson3:32
12."When I'm Home"Harry Connick Jr. and Willie Nelson3:30


  1. ^ Chitwood, Adam (2011-02-14). "Casting Call: Connie Britton and Harry Connick Jr. to Topline WHEN ANGELS SING, Gael Garcia Bernal to Star in WHO IS DAYANI CRISTAL?". Retrieved 2013-02-16.
  2. ^ "Harry Connick Jr. and Willie Nelson Get Festive on 'When I'm Home'". Retrieved December 22, 2013.

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