Faith: A Holiday Album
Faith: A Holiday Album is the second holiday album and tenth studio album by saxophonist Kenny G. It was released by Arista Records in 1999 and peaked at number 1 on the Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, number 4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, number 5 on the Internet Albums chart, and number 6 on the Billboard 200. The album also received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
|Faith: A Holiday Album|
|Studio album by|
|Released||November 16, 1999|
|Studio||O'Henry Studios, Sony Picture Studios|
|Genre||Smooth jazz, Christmas|
|Kenny G chronology|
Faith: A Holiday Album was also the best-selling Christmas album of 1999 in the United States according to sales figures from Nielsen/SoundScan, with total sales of 1,575,000 copies that year. As of November 2014, the album has sold 2,750,000 copies in the U.S. according to SoundScan.
- "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" (Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne) - 3:08
- "The First Noel" (William Sandys) - 3:08
- "I'll Be Home for Christmas" (Kim Gannon/Walter Kent/Buck Ram) - 3:33
- "Sleigh Ride" (Leroy Anderson/Mitchell Parish) - 3:48
- "The Christmas Song" (Mel Tormé/Robert Wells) - 4:02
- "Medley: We Three Kings/Carol of the Bells" (John Henry Hopkins/Mikhail Leontovich/Peter Wilhousky) - 4:07
- "O Christmas Tree" (Traditional) - 2:39
- "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (J. Fred Coots/Haven Gillespie) - 3:52
- "Eternal Light (A Chanukah Song)" (Walter Afanasieff/Kenny G) - 2:53
- "Ave Maria" (Franz Schubert) - 4:30
- "Auld Lang Syne" (Robert Burns/Traditional) - 4:56 [featuring Yanni on keyboards and Charlie Adams on drums]
- "Auld Lang Syne: The Millennium Mix" (Robert Burns/Traditional) - 7:53
- "Voice" (Bonus track) - 7:53
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|US Adult Contemporary||US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks||US Hot 100||US Adult Top 40||US Hot Country Singles & Tracks||US Top 40 Mainstream||US Top 40 Tracks|
|1999||"Auld Lang Syne"||3||57||7||15||49||40||30|
- Charts & Awards at Allmusic
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- Chicago Tribune review
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