BN.com Gift Guide

Christmas with Scotty McCreery

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
As a reality television star with an unabashedly square persona, Scotty McCreery is an ideal candidate for a Christmas album and Christmas with Scotty McCreery arrives earlier in his career than may be expected, appearing almost exactly a year after his 2011 debut, Clear as Day. This may be a tad speedy but a festive collection is a softball pitch up the middle for McCreery, one that the cornpone singer can hit clear out of the park. And he does, not bothering to reinvent these 11 songs and instead singing the familiar in a friendly manner. The album leans slightly toward secular standards -- "Let It Snow," "Holly Jolly Christmas," "Jingle Bells," "Winter ...
See more details below
CD
$10.82
BN.com price
(Save 1%)$10.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (CD)
  • All (8) from $1.99   
  • New (5) from $2.99   
  • Used (3) from $1.99   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
As a reality television star with an unabashedly square persona, Scotty McCreery is an ideal candidate for a Christmas album and Christmas with Scotty McCreery arrives earlier in his career than may be expected, appearing almost exactly a year after his 2011 debut, Clear as Day. This may be a tad speedy but a festive collection is a softball pitch up the middle for McCreery, one that the cornpone singer can hit clear out of the park. And he does, not bothering to reinvent these 11 songs and instead singing the familiar in a friendly manner. The album leans slightly toward secular standards -- "Let It Snow," "Holly Jolly Christmas," "Jingle Bells," "Winter Wonderland" -- but there is an undercurrent of spirituality arriving on "Mary Did You Know?," "Christmas in Heaven," and "First Noel." Nevertheless, this isn't a somber record by any means; it's a seasonal celebration, so familiar it almost follows a certain ritual. There's the cheer balanced by a moment of poignancy to remind us all why we're joyous, finally closing on an up note. In this case, it's McCreery doing a surprisingly credible approximation of a rocker on "Santa Claus Is Back in Town." He may sully it a bit with an on-the-nose Elvis Presley impersonation, but that only reinforces how McCreery is first and foremost a TV star who is eager to please.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/16/2012
  • Label: Mercury Nashville
  • UPC: 602537165773
  • Catalog Number: 001758302
  • Sales rank: 9,601

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Scotty McCreery Primary Artist
Eric Darken Percussion
Paul Leim Drums
Brent Mason Electric Guitar
Jonathan Yudkin Strings, Violin, Cello, Harp, Viola
Aubrey Haynie Fiddle
Jimmy Nichols Piano, Keyboards
Wes Hightower Background Vocals
Tony Lucido Bass
Jenifer Wrinkle Background Vocals
Danny Rader Acoustic Guitar
Charlie Judge Strings
Technical Credits
Derek Bason Engineer
Jonathan Yudkin Composer, String Arrangements
Mark Bright Producer
Adam Ayan Mastering
Charlie Judge Composer, String Arrangements
Scotty McCreery Liner Notes
Chris Small Digital Editing
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously