Christmas Through the Eyes - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
- Phil Ramone
- Christmas Through Your Eyes
Personnel includes: Gloria Estefan (vocals); Rene Toledo (guitar); Gerald Vinci, Norma Leonard, Assa Drori (violins); James Ross, Kwihee Shamban (violas); Gloria Strassner, Anna Karam (cellos); Dorothy Remsen (harp); Gene Cipriano, Susan Greenberg (woodwinds); Warren Leuning, George Graham, Charles Davis (trumpets); James Thatcher, Kurt Snyder (French horns); William Watrous, Charles Loper (trombones); Donald Waldrop (tuba); Kenneth Wild, Susan Ranney, Jorge Casas (bass); Jerry Williams, Alan Estes (percussion); Bonnie Herman, Don Shelton, Gene Puerling, Len Dresslar, Rob Mounsey, Brian Jones, Daniel Lavsky, Lukas Previn, BJ Ramone, Karen Kamon, Doug Katsaros, Charlie Mangold, The American Boychoir (background vocals).
Engineers include: Humberto Gatica, Patrice Levinsohn, Charley Pollard.
Recorded at Crescent Moon Studios, Miami, Florida; Capitol Studios and The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, California; Flying Monkey Studios and The Hit Factory, New York.
Released in 1995, Gloria Estefan's first holiday album, Christmas Through Your Eyes, has a few concessions to her Cuban heritage, particularly with "Arbolito de Navidad," but much of the album is devoted to adult contemporary arrangements of familiar songs, such as "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!," "The Christmas Song," and "White Christmas." In other words, it's nothing remarkable, even if it has a nice new song in the form of the title track, and it will wind up only being of interest to dedicated Estefan fans. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
- Country of Origin
- Sony Music Distribution (USA)
- Studio / Live
- Gloria Estefan
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Overture: Silver Bells
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Christmas Song, The (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] This Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] I'll Be Home for Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] White Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Silent Night - (Spanish)
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Christmas Through Your Eyes
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Arbolito de Navidad - (Spanish)
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Christmas Auld Lang Syne
- Sony Music Distribution (
- Entertainment Weekly (11/12/93, p.58) - "...Give Gloria Estefan credit for using CHRISTMAS THROUGH YOUR EYES as a way to spice up over-recorded holiday standards with Latin-pop flavoring..." - Rating: B-
- 45m 51s
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