News > 'Queen' on New Christmas Album - sort of?

Added on 18-Aug-2001

Robert Berry has produced an album of traditional Christmas tunes arranged as if they had been performed by classic bands such as Pink Floyd, Genesis, Yes, Queen, Led Zeppelin and King Crimson. The album is called:



The December People - "Sounds Like Christmas"



It also includes an exclusive, original carol written and recorded by Kansas

especially for this release.



For release October 23 2001.





1. 'Carol Of The Bells' (as if performed by Yes)

Lead vocals by Robert Berry



2. 'We Three Kings' (as if performed by Sting)

Lead vocals by Steve Walsh



3. 'I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day' (as if performed by Queen)

Lead vocals by Robert Berry



4. 'Silent Night' (as if performed by Pink Floyd)

Lead vocals by John Wetton



5. 'What Child Is This?' (as if performed by Genesis)

Lead vocals by Trent Gardner



6. 'Little Drummer Boy' (as if performed by ELP)

Lead vocals by Robert Berry



7. 'Twas The Night Before Christmas' (as if performed by Led Zeppelin)

Lead vocals by Mike Baker



8. 'Up On The Housetop/Deck The Halls' (as if performed by Kansas)

Lead vocals by Jake Livgren



9. 'Angels We Have Heard On High/Christmas Lullaby' (as if performed by

Peter Gabriel)

Lead vocals by Steve Walsh



10. 'The First Noel' (as if performed by King Crimson)

Lead vocals by John Wetton



11. 'The Light' - performed by Kansas

Written and Produced by Steve Walsh, Mixed by Phil Ehart



12. 'Happy X-Mas/War Is Over' (as if performed by Beatles)

Lead vocals by Trent Gardner, Lisa Bouchelle, Mike Baker, Robert Berry

and Gary Wehrkamp



13. 'A Christmas Poem #1'

Robert Berry



Further information can be found at http://www.magnacarta.net/ and http://www.magnacarta.net/albums_profile.asp?Band_ID=37&Album_ID=65



Source, with thanks: Brian Maybe - QMS

Submitted by: Richard Orchard

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