Editors' Notes Leave it to Mary J. Blige, the queen of emotive, edgy soul, to turn her first holiday album into a dramatic and often poignant affair. A Mary Christmas does have its share of cheer: backed by a live orchestra, as are many of the tracks, “This Christmas” is a bright rendition of the Donny Hathaway classic. Still, Blige’s take on “My Favorite Things” is hushed and delicate, and on her version of “Petit Papa Noël”, she sings in French over melancholy guitar.

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Little Drummer Boy
1
4:10
 
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
2
4:39
 
My Favorite Things
3
3:52
 
This Christmas
4
3:21
 
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On an Open Fire)
5
3:56
 
Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
6
2:30
 
When You Wish Upon a Star (feat. Barbra Streisand & Chris Botti)
7
3:44
 
Mary, Did You Know
8
3:50
 
Do You Hear What I Hear? (feat. Jessie J)
9
4:22
 
Petit Papa Noël
10
4:00
 
The First Noel (feat. The Clark Sisters)
11
4:26
 
Noche De Paz (Silent Night) [feat. Marc Anthony]
12
3:27
 

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