'Tis the season to be jolly as the GLEE Cast releases Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Vol. 3, available today, December 11. The album features timeless holiday classics, including "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas," "White Christmas," and "Jingle Bell Rock." Six of the tracks recorded will be included on the holiday themed episode of Glee, which airs Thursday, December 13, at 9:00 PM ET/PT on FOX. Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Vol. 3 will also showcase 4 songs recorded exclusively for the release including "Joy To The World" and "Silent Night" (see below for track-listing).
Kick off the holiday season with this week's all new "Thanksgiving" Glee episode, as some of the recent McKinley High graduates return to Lima, OH for Thanksgiving break and volunteer to mentor the New Directioners. The festivities continue as Rachel (Lea Michele) and Kurt (Chris Colfer) celebrate a non-traditional holiday dinner in the Big Apple. This episode will feature songs recently released on Glee: The Music Season 4, Volume 1, such as One Direction's wildly popular "Live While We're Young" and Psy's dance anthem "Gangnam Style." Glee airs Thursdays at 9:00PM ET/PT on FOX.
From the iconic "Don't Stop Believin'" to the pop phenomenon "Teenage Dream" to the widely praised mash-up of Adele's "Rumour Has It" and "Someone Like You," Glee has sold more than 49 million songs and over 12 million albums worldwide. Glee scored three consecutive #1 releases with Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna, Glee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers, and Glee: The Music, Journey To Regionals. The RIAA has certified Glee: The Music, Volume 1 and Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Platinum (sales in excess of 1 million units) as well as Glee: The Music, Volume 2, Glee: The Music, Volume 3 and Glee: The Music, Volume 4 Gold (sales in excess of 500,000 units).
The full track listing for Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Vol. 3 is as follows:
1. Feliz Navidad
2. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
3. Hanukkah Oh Hanukkah
4. White Christmas
5. Jingle Bell Rock
6. The First Noel
7. I'll Be Home For Christmas *
8. Silent Night *
9. Joy To The World *
10. Happy Xmas *
*=bonus track (not in an episode)