NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Glee decks the halls and gets you in the holiday spirit early with the release of Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album, available Tuesday, November 16, 2010. The Glee cast sprinkle a little Christmas cheer with their dazzling renditions of such holiday classics as "We Need A Little Christmas," "O Holy Night," "Jingle Bells" and a very special Dr. Seuss inspired "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" featuring Grammy Award winner k.d. lang (see full track listing below). This special Glee Christmas episode airs Tuesday, December 7, at 8:00 pm et/pt on FOX.
The music from Glee continues to set sales records; recently Glee surpassed The Beatles 52 year record for the most Billboard Hot 100 chart appearances of a non-solo act in one year. Glee: The Music, The Rocky Horror Glee Show was released last week and immediately soared to #1 on iTunes Top Albums chart. Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers recently received an American Music Award nomination for Best Soundtrack Album, the 38th annual ceremony will take place on November 21 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
On tonight's Rocky Horror Glee Show episode (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), Will (Matthew Morrison) decides to have the glee club perform "The Rocky Horror Show" for the annual school musical after learning of Emma's (Jayma Mays) newfound love for the cult classic. Despite Sue's (Jane Lynch) usual scheming, the members of New Directions inject their distinctive style to such timeless tracks as "The Time Warp" and "Damn It, Janet."
To date over 15 million Glee songs have been digitally downloaded, with over 5 million albums sold worldwide. Glee scored three consecutive #1 releases with Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers, Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna and Glee: The Music, Journey To Regionals. The RIAA has certified Glee: The Music, Volume 1 Platinum (sales in excess of 1 million units) as well as Glee: The Music, Volume 2 and Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Gold (sales in excess of 500,000 units).
The full track listing for "Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album" is as follows:
- We Need A Little Christmas
- Deck The Rooftop
- Merry Christmas Darling
- Baby, It's Cold Outside
- The Most Wonderful Day Of The Year
- Last Christmas
- God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
- O Christmas Tree
- Jingle Bells
- You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch
- Angels We Have Heard On High
- O Holy Night
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