Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon

Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon is the sixteenth studio album by REO Speedwagon. It was released on November 3, 2009 by Sony Music, two years after the band's previous studio album, Find Your Own Way Home.

Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 3, 2009
GenrePop rock, Christmas
Length45:55
LabelSony/Legacy
Speedwagon
ProducerJoe Vannelli
REO Speedwagon chronology
Find Your Own Way Home
(2007)
Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon
(2009)

On July 1, 2010, the album was re-released with three bonus tracks,[1] and a DVD was released in a series from Sony Music called The Yule Log DVD,[2] in which the music from "Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon" is featured with three different holiday visuals (one of them the yule log of the series' title). The original CD cover is featured on the DVD menu.

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars link

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."The First Noel"Traditional0:58
2."Winter Wonderland"Felix Bernard, Dick Smith3:02
3."Silent Night"Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber3:42
4."Deck the Halls"Traditional3:24
5."Little Drummer Boy"Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati, Harry Simeone3:49
6."The White Snows of Winter"Bob Shane, Tom Drake, Brahms2:56
7."Angels We Have Heard on High (Gloria)"Traditional4:16
8."Children Go Where I Send Thee"Traditional4:03
9."I'll Be Home for Christmas"Kim Gannon, Walter Kent3:46
10."God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen"Traditional3:51
11."Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"John Lennon, Yoko Ono4:22
12."Blue Christmas"Billy Hayes, Jay Johnson3:57
13."Joy to the World"Isaac Watts, George Frederick Handel3:43
2010 bonus tracks
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
14."Sleigh Ride"Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish3:48
15."Hark! The Herald Angels Sing"Felix Mendelssohn, Charles Wesley4:13
16."I Believe in Santa Claus"Kevin Cronin, Bruce Hall2:45
Total length:56:42
iTunes bonus track
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."We Three Kings" (single)John Henry Hopkins, Jr.3:21

PersonnelEdit

REO Speedwagon[3]

Release historyEdit

Region Date Label Format Catalog #
USA November 3, 2009 Sony Music
Speedwagon
CD A7606627
USA July 1, 2010 Sony/Legacy
Speedwagon
CD (bonus tracks) A774367
USA 2010 Sony/Legacy
Speedwagon
DVD 88697 77359 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Not So Silent Night...Christmas with REO Speedwagon (bonus tracks)". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
  2. ^ "Not So Silent Night...Christmas with REO Speedwagon (DVD)". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2015-01-08.
  3. ^ REO Speedwagon, Not So Silent Night ... Christmas with REO Speedwagon. Sony Music Entertainment. 2010. p. 3.