Andrea Bocelli Whose will be the record most heard in homes around the country this Christmas? Chances are that more people will choose to share My Christmas with Andrea Bocelli than any other.
The amazing Tuscany-born tenor has sold a staggering 65 million records to date, making him possibly the most successful tenor recording star in history. Expectations will be high when it comes to unwrapping his Christmas present to his countless fans – and they will not be disappointed. My Christmas offers a sequence of heart-warming, beautiful new arrangements and interpretations of classic tunes one never tires of, with Andrea's caressing, resplendent voice at its best. Favourites such as Adeste Fideles, White Christmas and Silent Night have never sounded more alluring.
The remarkable Canadian producer David “Hit Man” Foster has set the scene for Andrea Bocelli’s Christmas party by inviting an altogether extraordinary collection of special guests. The phenomenally successful Welsh mezzo Katherine Jenkins joins him on I Believe, while the very different mezzo of soul superstar Mary J. Blige duets on What Child Is This? Echoing one of the best-loved seasonal performances of all-time, Nat King Cole’s The Christmas Song, Andrea movingly sings with Nat’s daughter Natalie Cole.
But these are single artists. Andrea also flew to Salt Lake City especially to join forces with none other than the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir for an uplifting interpretation of The Lord’s Prayer. And comprehensively completing the party are the most amazing guests of all . . . the Muppets! Yes, their outrageous version of Jingle Bells ensures that Andrea Bocelli’s Christmas is one to be remembered.
Bocelli has recorded a Christmas show for American PBS in Los Angeles with all the tracks of My Christmas, and a special half-hour edition of this will make up a bonus disc two of the deluxe package. Andrea Bocelli’s My Christmas is set to be shared by everyone.