Christmas from the Heart

Christmas from the Heart

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by David Archuleta
     
 

In a sense, David Archuleta should have skipped his awkward contemporary pop album and jumped right into Christmas from the Heart: he was born to slickly sing sentimental standards, which is all he does here. Apart from one song sung in Spanish and "Ava Maria," in Latin, there are no surprises here either in song selection or execution, but Archuleta isSee more details below

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In a sense, David Archuleta should have skipped his awkward contemporary pop album and jumped right into Christmas from the Heart: he was born to slickly sing sentimental standards, which is all he does here. Apart from one song sung in Spanish and "Ava Maria," in Latin, there are no surprises here either in song selection or execution, but Archuleta is comfortable in such a familiar setting, singing in a friendly, eager-to-please fashion that will win him no new fans but will surely please all the old ones, especially those who loved him on American Idol and wondered why there were so many drum loops on his 2008 debut.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/13/2009
Label:
Jive
UPC:
0886975749423
catalogNumber:
757494

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Performance Credits

David Archuleta   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Kurt Bestor   Synthesizer,Piano,Conductor
Sam Cardon   Synthesizer,Piano
Michael Dowdle   Guitar
Jeff Bova   Strings
Doug Petty   Organ,Piano,Keyboards,fender rhodes
Rich Dixon   Guitar
Todd Sorensen   Percussion,Drums
Daron Bradford   Woodwind,Soloist
Craig Poole   Bass
Lysa Rytting   Harp
Salt Lake Childrens Choir   Choir, Chorus
Jimi Englund   Percussion,Drums
Jeff Archuleta   Vocals
Emanuel Kiriakou   Acoustic Guitar,Bass,Percussion,Piano,Electric Guitar,Keyboards
Ralph Woodward   Conductor
Dorian Crozier   Drums
Scott Wiley   Guitar
Rob Honey   Bass
Jenny Frogley   Background Vocals
John Lee Hancock   Synthesizer,Guitar
David Osmond   Background Vocals
Jim Hardy   Cello,Soloist
Richard Parkinson   Synthesizer,Piano

Technical Credits

Kurt Bestor   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Producer
Sam Cardon   Arranger,Programming,Producer
Buck Ram   Composer
Jeff Bova   String Arrangements
Kim Gannon   Composer
Walter Kent   Composer
Hugh Martin   Composer
Doug Petty   Arranger
Pat Thrall   Vocal Engineer
Tom Coyne   Mastering
Ralph Blane   Composer
Jeff Archuleta   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer,Vocal Producer,Management
Emanuel Kiriakou   Arranger,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Michael Greene   Engineer
Traditional   Composer
Rob Honey   Creative Consultant
Michal Pekárek   Engineer
Jared Paul   Management
John Lee Hancock   Arranger,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Dean Kaelin   Vocal Coach
Lenka Dudova   Studio Coordinator,Orchestral Coordinator
Aaron Hubbard   Engineer
David Archuleta   Composer
Charice   Duet
Chad Helmonds   Vocal Engineer
Richard Parkinson   Arranger,Programming,Producer
Stana Vomachova   translation
Aaron Hubbard   Engineer

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