Wednesday, September 15, 2021
– Steve Wariner will release a new Christmas album, "Feels Like Christmas Time," on Oct. 15.
The album features newly takes of Christmas classics including "Silent Night," "The First Noel" and "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" as well as six original holiday tunes written by Wariner. Christmas songs hold a special place for Wariner because it's his birthday.
Wariner will participate in a TalkShopLive #WarinerWednesday pre-order event on Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. eastern, answering questions, playing music and talking about the Christmas album.
The track list is:
1. Feels Like Christmas Time - written by Rick Carnes, Steve Wariner
2. Silent Night - Traditional, arrangement by Steve Wariner
3. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear - Traditional, arrangement by Steve Wariner
4. Christmas in Your Arms - written by Bill Anderson, Steve Wariner
5. Medley: Away in a Manger/O Little Town of Bethlehem/We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Traditional, arrangement by Steve Wariner
6. On Christmas Morning - written by Lisa Silver, Steve Wariner
7. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Traditional, arrangement by Steve Wariner
8. The First Noel - Traditional, arrangement by Steve Wariner
9. Our Savior is Born - written by Steve Wariner
10. Tennessee Snowfall - written by Steve Wariner
11. It Won't Be Christmas - written by Jim "Moose" Brown, Steve Wariner
Wariner, 66, has earned 14 number one hits, more than 30 Top 10 singles, three RIAA-certified Gold albums, the Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award, four GRAMMY Awards, four CMA Awards and three ACM Awards. He was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in 2019.
He has composed songs for Clint Black ("Nothin' But the Taillights"), Bryan White ("One Small Miracle"), Keith Urban ("Where the Blacktop Ends"), as well as the three week number one hit, "Longneck Bottle," by Garth Brooks.