First, there was the initial promo teaser photo … then the official album artwork … then the Xmas message directly from Mimi herself … then the first listen of the first single, Oh Santa! … today, we get to see the final tracklisting for Mariah Carey‘s upcoming new Xmas album titled Merry Christmas II You. MC broke the news first on her official Twitter profile and then on her official website:
Merry Christmas II You is my Christmas gift 2 my fans I wanted u to be the 1st I share the tracklisting with, hope u love & enjoy it! LYM4E!
The album will feature 13 tracks including a duet with her mother Patricia Carey on the Xmas mash-up/medley O Come All Ye Faithful / Hallelujah Chorus. As you already know, the lead single off the album is Oh Santa! and this week, one of the choreographers for the music video shared a photo from the video shoot. Check out that photo and see the full tracklisting for Merry Christmas II You, after the jump …
01. Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Intro)
02. Oh Santa!
03. O Little Town of Bethlehem / Little Drummer Boy Medley
04. Christmas Time Is In The Air Again
05. The First Noel / Born is the King (Interlude)
06. When Christmas Comes
07. Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) / Housetop Celebration
08. Charlie Brown Christmas
09. O Come All Ye Faithful / Hallelujah Chorus feat. Patricia Carey
10. O Holy Night – Live from WPC in South Central Los Angeles
11. One Child
12. All I Want for Christmas is You – Extra Festive
13. Auld Lang Syne – The New Year’s Anthem
Oh Santa! will be available for download purchase on Tuesday October 12 and the full Merry Christmas II You album will be available on November 2. Ugh … as much as I really DON’T want to think about Xmas already, I am kinda sorta looking forward to this album. Mimi can sang herself a damn fine Xmas song … I can’t wait to hear these new tunes.