These Are Special Times

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These Are Special Times
Studio album by Celine Dion
Released October 30, 1998 (1998-10-30)
(see release history)
Recorded 1998
Genre Christmas, pop
Length 68:27
Label Columbia, Epic
Producer Bryan Adams, David Foster, Humberto Gatica, R. Kelly, Tony Renis, Carole Bayer Sager, Ric Wake
Celine Dion chronology
S'il suffisait d'aimer
(1998)S'il suffisait d'aimer1998
These Are Special Times
(1998)
The Early Singles
(1999)The Early Singles1999
Singles from These Are Special Times
  1. "I'm Your Angel"
    Released: November 9, 1998
  2. "The Prayer"
    Released: March 1, 1999

These Are Special Times is a holiday album by Canadian singer Celine Dion.

Track listing[change | change source]

No. TitleWriter(s)Producer(s) Length
1. "O Holy Night"  TraditionalDavid Foster 5:21
2. "Don't Save It All for Christmas Day"  Peter Zizzo, Ric Wake, Celine DionWake 4:37
3. "Blue Christmas"  Jay Johnson, Bill HayesFoster 3:48
4. "Another Year Has Gone By"  Bryan Adams, Eliot KennedyAdams 3:24
5. "The Magic of Christmas Day" (God Bless Us Everyone)Dee SniderWake 4:17
6. "Ave Maria"  Franz SchubertFoster 4:55
7. "Adeste Fideles" (O Come All Ye Faithful)TraditionalFoster 4:43
8. "The Christmas Song" (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)Mel Tormé, Robert WellsFoster 4:13
9. "The Prayer" (Duet with Andrea Bocelli)Carole Bayer Sager, Foster, Alberto Testa, Tony RenisFoster, Renis, Bayer Sager 4:29
10. "Brahms' Lullaby"  Johannes BrahmsFoster 3:32
11. "Christmas Eve"  Maria Christensen, Curtis FrascaWake 4:16
12. "These Are the Special Times"  Diane WarrenFoster 4:08
13. "Happy Xmas (War Is Over)"  John Lennon, Yoko OnoWake 4:14
14. "I'm Your Angel" (Duet with R. Kelly)R. KellyR. Kelly 5:31
15. "Feliz Navidad"  José FelicianoWake, Humberto Gatica 3:40
16. "Les cloches du hameau"  BrahmsWake 3:10

Release history[change | change source]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
Europe[1] October 30, 1998 Columbia CD COL 492730 2
Japan[2] October 31, 1998 Epic ESCA-7390
United States November 3, 1998 550, Epic BK 69523
Australia[3] November 6, 1998 Columbia 4926512
United States[4] October 2, 2007 Legacy Recordings CD/DVD 88697 15575 2
Europe[5] November 2, 2007
Japan[6] November 21, 2007 EICP-882~EICP-883
Australia[3] December 8, 2007 88697 15575 2

References[change | change source]

  1. "These Are Special Times". Amazon Italy. Amazon Inc. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  2. "These Are Special Times/スペシャル・タイムス" (in Japanese). Sony Music Entertainment Japan. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Celine Dion > Discography". bandit.fm. Sony Music Australia. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  4. "These Are Special Times (W/Dvd)". Amazon United States. Amazon Inc. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  5. "These Are Special Times (Original Recording Remastered, Doppel-CD)". Amazon Germany. Amazon Inc. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  6. "These Are Special Times(Legacy Edition)/スペシャル・タイムス(Legacy Edition)" (in Japanese). Sony Music Entertainment Japan. Retrieved 2012-05-01.