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A Faithful Christmas

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Length  38:00
Release date  25 October 2005
Artist  Faith Evans
Label  Capitol Records
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Released  October 25, 2005 (2005-10-25)
A Faithful Christmas (2005)  Something About Faith (2010)
Genres  Christmas music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music
Producers  Todd Russaw, Faith Evans, PJ Morton
Similar  Faith Evans albums, Christmas music albums

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A Faithful Christmas is a Christmas album and the fifth studio album by American recording artist Faith Evans, released on October 25, 2005 by Capitol Records. Work on the album began in mid-2005 after the release of her fourth studio album The First Lady. A collection of holiday songs, it contains standards such as "White Christmas" and "Santa Baby" alongside two new compositions, "Happy Holiday" and "Christmas Wish", both of which were written by Evans and her daughter Chyna Griffin.

Contents

Reception

The album received generally mixed reviews from critics. In his review for Allmusic, Andy Kellman from wrote that the album sounded "very uneven and hastily thrown together." He criticized A Faithful Christmas for switching between "thoroughly modern" and classic Christmas songs, calling Evans's original material on the album "spirited but bland." He however praised her "straightforward version" of "The Day That Love Began." Chris Willman from Entertainment Weekly found that "some of her beat-heavy originals are Faith-based fun [but] misses include an old James Brown Xmas tune with way more 'Good Gods!' than any non-Godfather should attempt." People magazine writer Chuck Arnold felt that "the girliness of "Santa Baby" and playfulness of "Mistletoe and Holly" don't suit [Evans]. More fittingly, the CD closes with "O Come All Ye Faithful."

Track listing

Sample credits
  • "Christmas Wish" samples from "Merry Christmas Baby" by American singer James Brown.
  • Songs

    1Happy Holiday5:19
    2The Day That Love Began3:26
    3Soulful Christmas3:06

    References

    A Faithful Christmas Wikipedia


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