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All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Natalie Grant follows her Dove Award-nominated work on Awaken with a Christmas album called Believe. Her opening rendition of "O Come All Ye Faithful" harks back to Grant's days a gospel singer, while "Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow" is lighter and happier as would be appropriate for such a joyously repetitive song title, Grant's vocal dancing across a jazzy arrangement fluffed up with brass. Her take on "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" is similarly bold. But besides these pleasant reads of the season's standards, Grant and producer Bernie Herms also explore some original material and expansive arrangements. A breathy "Silver Bells" medleys into an epic "O Holy ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Johnny Loftus
Natalie Grant follows her Dove Award-nominated work on Awaken with a Christmas album called Believe. Her opening rendition of "O Come All Ye Faithful" harks back to Grant's days a gospel singer, while "Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow" is lighter and happier as would be appropriate for such a joyously repetitive song title, Grant's vocal dancing across a jazzy arrangement fluffed up with brass. Her take on "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" is similarly bold. But besides these pleasant reads of the season's standards, Grant and producer Bernie Herms also explore some original material and expansive arrangements. A breathy "Silver Bells" medleys into an epic "O Holy Night," while the collection's title track is a Grant original that uses the story of the birth of Jesus as a basis for her faith and inspiration.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2005
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 715187892729
  • Catalog Number: 78927
  • Sales rank: 39,495

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Natalie Grant Primary Artist, Background Vocals
Pat Coil Piano
Mark Baldwin Guitar
Steve Crawford Background Vocals
Mark Douthit Horn
Barry Green Horn
Mike Haynes Horn
Rob Mathes Conductor
Chris McDonald Horn
The Nashville String Machine Strings
Ken Nelson Choir, Chorus
George Tidwell Horn
Scott Williamson Drums
Lamar Campbell Drums
Dan Needham Drums
Pat Bergeson Guitar
Bernie Herms Piano, Strings
Bill Kirby Choir, Chorus
Michael Ripoll Guitar
Maurice Carter Background Vocals
Melinda Doolittle Background Vocals
Patti Thomas Choir, Chorus
Margaret Bredermann Choir, Chorus
Nirva Dorsaint Background Vocals
Greg Thomas Choir, Chorus
Gerard Woods Background Vocals
Joey Canaday Bass
Jamie Kenney Organ
Kimberly Mont Background Vocals
Jovaun Evans Background Vocals
Dadra Crawford Greathouse Background Vocals
Vanessa Jackson Choir, Chorus
Ron Jensen Choir, Chorus
Angel Larock Sletto Choir, Chorus
Bart LeFay Choir, Chorus
Bernie Mathes Conductor
Carol Moseley Choir, Chorus
Danny OLanerty Bass
Paul Roark Choir, Chorus
Chris Simonsen Choir, Chorus
Dennis Solie Horn
Josh Robinson Percussion
Technical Credits
Pat Coil Arranger
David Mullen Composer
Dave Williamson Arranger
Sammy Cahn Composer
J. Fred Coots Composer
Anna Gordy Gaye Composer
Haven Gillespie Composer
George Gordy Composer
Jay Livingston Composer
Rob Mathes Arranger, String Arrangements
Chris McDonald Horn Arrangements
David Schober Engineer
Jule Styne Composer
Allen Story Composer
Gavin Lurssen Mastering
Bernie Herms Arranger, Programming, Producer, Liner Notes, Vocal Arrangements, Horn Arrangements, Choir Arrangement
Robert MacGimsey Composer
Glenn Sweitzer Art Direction
Melinda Doolittle Vocal Arrangements
Natalie Grant Arranger, Composer, Vocal Arrangements
Traditional Composer
Nirva Dorsaint Vocal Arrangements
Jovaun Woods Vocal Arrangements
Scott Kidd Contributor
Bernie Mathes String Arrangements
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A great way to show your Christmas spirit!

    Natalie Grant shows her faith to everyone through this wonderful CD! "I Believe" is beautiful and touching. I recommend this to every Christmas lover! I listen to this CD at work, at home, and in the car!

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