Under The Mistletoe [CD/DVD]

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Credit to Justin Bieber for the effort he put into Under the Mistletoe. Most artists sleepwalk through Christmas albums, but Bieber took this release so seriously that he co-wrote nine of its 15 songs and was motivated to tweet, "forget the hype...i want it to be about the music. listen to the cd. then judge me." Bieber definitely sounds more enthused by the original songs -- some of which resemble everyday numbers with patched-on seasonal references -- and a cover of Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" (featuring Carey herself). The versions of holiday staples are pulled off with varying results; "Little Drummer Boy" gets a goofy, modernized spin with Busta ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Credit to Justin Bieber for the effort he put into Under the Mistletoe. Most artists sleepwalk through Christmas albums, but Bieber took this release so seriously that he co-wrote nine of its 15 songs and was motivated to tweet, "forget the hype...i want it to be about the music. listen to the cd. then judge me." Bieber definitely sounds more enthused by the original songs -- some of which resemble everyday numbers with patched-on seasonal references -- and a cover of Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" (featuring Carey herself). The versions of holiday staples are pulled off with varying results; "Little Drummer Boy" gets a goofy, modernized spin with Busta Rhymes, while "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" lifts bits of the Jackson 5's "ABC" and "I Want You Back" (rather than echoing the Jacksons' version of the song). Some of the Bieber fan base might be a little miffed that the inspirational ballad "Pray," included on My Worlds Acoustic, makes another appearance here. There's also the fact that Bieber (still) has yet to release a standard full-length album. He has two EP-length releases, a compilation of those two releases, a set of (mostly) acoustic versions, an EP-length remixes/documentary tie-in disc, and now a holiday album, to his name. [This deluxe edition includes a DVD with making-of-the-album footage as well as three bonus audio tracks on the expanded CD.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/1/2011
  • Label: Island
  • UPC: 602527861234
  • Catalog Number: 001625500
  • Sales rank: 182,409

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Only Thing I Ever Get for Christmas (3:12)
  2. 2 Mistletoe (3:02)
  3. 3 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (3:35)
  4. 4 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (3:36)
  5. 5 Fa La La (3:05)
  6. 6 All I Want for Christmas is You (4:00)
  7. 7 Drummer Boy (3:45)
  8. 8 Christmas Eve (3:43)
  9. 9 All I Want Is You (3:36)
  10. 10 Home This Christmas - The Band Perry (3:24)
  11. 11 Silent Night (2:49)
  12. 12 Christmas Love (3:26)
  13. 13 Fa La La (2:55)
  14. 14 Pray (3:32)
  15. 15 Someday at Christmas (2:53)
Disc 2
  1. 1 In the Studio Making the Album
  2. 2 Making of the "Mistletoe" Video
  3. 3 "Pray" Music Video
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Justin Bieber Primary Artist, Drums
Doc Powell Guitar
Sherry McGhee Background Vocals
Sharlotte Gibson Background Vocals
Kuk Harrell Vocals, Background Vocals
Melonie Daniels Background Vocals
Tim Carmon Piano, Keyboards
James "Big Jim" Wright Keyboards
Lucas Leigh Piano
Bryan Jackson Background Vocals
Deanna Della Cioppa Background Vocals
Angie Fisher Background Vocals
Chris Brown Background Vocals
Brandon Bee Bass, Drums
Jay Riehl Guitar, Drums, Background Vocals
Nasri Atweh Background Vocals
Adonis Shropshire Background Vocals
Nicholas "Nick James" Turpin Background Vocals
Jake Leiske Background Vocals
Lloyd Sonny Thompson Bass
Jerohn Garnett Drums
George Nozuka Background Vocals
Brock Canning Bass
Tyler Beckett Violin, Viola
Micah Tolentino Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Mel Tormé Composer
Tim Miner Composer
Harry Simeone Composer
Busta Rhymes Composer
Mariah Carey Composer, Producer
J. Fred Coots Composer
Katherine Davis Composer
Haven Gillespie Composer
Omar Martinez Composer
Kevin McCall Composer
Ronald Dean Miller Composer
Henry Onorati Composer
Marc Shaiman Arranger, Orchestration
Robert Wells Composer
Walter Afanasieff Composer
Tom Coyne Mastering
Brad Dechter Arranger, Orchestration
Randy Jackson Producer
Kuk Harrell Producer, Vocal Producer
Christopher "Tricky" Stewart Composer, Programming, Producer, Music Program
Scott Townsend Artwork
Brian Springer Engineer
Doug Joswick Package Production
James "Big Jim" Wright Producer
Bryan Wells Composer
Brian Garten Engineer
Aaron Rosenberg Legal Counsel
Kevin Guarnieri Engineer
Aaron Pearce Composer, Programming, Producer, Music Program
Keith Gretlein Engineer
Antwan "Amadeus" Thompson Composer, Producer
Chris Brown Composer, Producer
Tai Linzie Photo Coordination
Vanessa Price grooming
Jay Riehl Producer, Engineer
Todd Russell Art Direction
Damien Lewis Engineer, Additional Music
Adam Messinger Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer, Vocal Arrangements, Instrumentation
Nasri Atweh Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer, Vocal Arrangements
Josh Gudwin Engineer
Scott "Scooter" Braun Executive Producer
Justin Bieber Composer, Producer
Sean K. Programming, Producer, Music Program
Antoinette Trotman Music Business Affairs
Brett Pierce Engineer
Kristen Yiengst Photo Coordination
Josef Mohr Composer
JP Robinson Art Direction
Chris "Tek" O'Ryan Engineer
Zack Atkinson Art Direction
Christopher Hicks Producer
Bernard Harvey Composer, Producer
Adonis Shropshire Composer
Vol S. Davis III Music Business Affairs
Ian Allen Music Business Affairs
David Grant Marketing
Nicholas "Nick James" Turpin Arranger, Composer, Producer, Engineer
Nicole Wyskoarko Music Business Affairs
Josh Cross Producer
Usher Raymond IV Executive Producer
George Nozuka Composer
Dave Yike Engineer
Daniela Rivera Engineer, Additional Music
Brandon "Blue" Hamilton Composer
Jerrol Wizzard Composer
Hans Xaver Gruber Composer
Melanie Fontana Composer
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