Out now is Chicago‘s fourth holiday collection, titled, Chicago Christmas. The set features eight original songs, two yuletide favorites, and “one timeless classic that embraces the spirit of hope.” Recorded on the road and produced by founding member Lee Loughnane, Chicago Christmas is the 37th album of the band’s career and features such highlights as “What The World Needs Now Is Love” and “Sleigh Ride,” among others.
The tracklisting to Chicago Christmas is:
“(Because) It’s Christmastime”
“All Over The World”
“Bring My Baby Back”
“Merry Christmas, I Love You” – R & B Version
“What The World Needs Now Is Love”
“All Is Right”
“Sleigh Ride 2019”
“I’d Do It All Again (Christmas Moon)”
“I’m Your Santa Claus”
“Here We Come A Caroling”
Chicago Fun Facts:
Chicago’s lifetime achievements include being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, two Grammy Awards, and two American Music Awards.
They are Founding Artists of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Chicago’s debut album, Chicago Transit Authority was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and Robert Lamm and James Pankow are inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Record sales top the 100,000,000 mark, and include 21 Top 10 singles, five consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles and five Gold singles.
25 of their 36 albums have been certified platinum, and the band has a total of 47 gold and platinum awards.