Cool Yule

Cool Yule
Studio album by Bette Midler
Released October 10, 2006
Genre Christmas music
Label Columbia
Producer Robbie Buchanan, Barry Manilow
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Bette Midler chronology
Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook
(2005)
Cool Yule
(2006)
Jackpot: The Best Bette
(2008)

Cool Yule is a holiday album by Bette Midler released on October 10, 2006. The album features many Christmas tunes as well as a reworking of her Grammy-winning hit "From a Distance".

On December 6, 2007, the album was given a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

Track listing

  1. "Merry Christmas" (Spielman, Torre) – 3:13
  2. "Cool Yule" (Steve Allen, Eric Kornfeld) – 2:28
  3. "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Blane, Martin) – 3:55
  4. "Winter Wonderland/Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" (Duet With Johnny Mathis) (Bernard, Smith/Cahn, Styne) – 2:46
  5. "I'll Be Home for Christmas" (Gannon, Kent) – 3:21
  6. "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?" (Loesser) – 3:58
  7. "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" (Irving Berlin) – 3:25
  8. "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow/Johnny Marks) - 2:47 [Bonus Track on CDs released at Target]
  9. "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Veni, Veni Emmanuel)" (Traditional) – 3:12
  10. "Mele Kalikimaka" (Robert Alex Anderson) – 2:34
  11. "From a Distance (Christmas Version)" (Julie Gold/Bette Midler/Buchanan/Landers) – 5:11
  12. "White Christmas" (Irving Berlin) – 3:20

Personnel

  • Christopher Austopchuk – Art Direction
  • Rick Babtist – Trumpet
  • William Baker – Copyist
  • Russell Bartmus – Copyist
  • Leanne Becknell – Woodwind
  • Steve Becknell – French Horn
  • Tom Bender – Mixing Assistant
  • Gordon Berg – Copyist
  • Wayne Bergeron – Trumpet
  • Charles Bisharat – Violin
  • David Blumberg – Conductor, Orchestral Arrangements, Copyist
  • Chandler Bridges – Engineer
  • Robbie Buchanan – Piano, Arranger, Conductor, Keyboards, Producer, Orchestration, Orchestral Arrangements, Track Arrangement
  • Caroline Campbell – Violin
  • Darius Campo – Violin
  • Dave Carpenter – Upright Bass
  • Lily Chen – Violin
  • Paul Cohen – Cello
  • Vinnie Colaiuta – Drums
  • Dennis Collins – Background Vocals
  • Larry Corbett – Cello
  • Rose Corrigan – Woodwind
  • Datz Pyle, Debbi – Contractor
  • Brian Dembow – Viola
  • Joel Derouin – Violin
  • Andrew Duckles – Viola
  • Bruce Dukov – Concert Master
  • Katharine Edmonds – Copyist
  • Bill Edwards – Copyist
  • Johnson Enos – Background Vocals, Vocal Arrangement
  • Tabitha Fair – Background Vocals
  • Alma Fernandez – Viola
  • Gary Foster – Woodwind
  • Matt Funes – Viola
  • Steve Genewick – Digital Editing
  • Mark Graham – Copyist
  • Alan Grunfeld – Violin
  • Mick Guzauski – Mixing
  • Al Hershberger – Violin
  • Dan Higgins – Woodwind
  • Sean Holt – Background Vocals
  • Stephen Holtman – Trombone
  • Greg Huckins – Woodwind
  • Alexander Iles – Trombone
  • Bob Jackson – Mastering Assistant
  • Sharon Jerry-Collins – Background Vocals
  • Bashiri Johnson – Percussion
  • JoAnn Kane – Copyist
  • Ana Landauer – Violin
  • Jay Landers – Liner Notes, Executive Producer
  • Natalie Leggett – Violin
  • Gayle Levant – Harp
  • Bill Liston – Woodwind
  • Dane Little – Cello
  • Doug Livingston – Steel Guitar
  • Bob Ludwig – Mastering
  • Warren Luening – Trumpet
  • Larry Lunetta – Trumpet
  • Barry Manilow – Producer
  • Arif Mardin – Orchestral Arrangements
  • Andy Martin – Trombone
  • Liane Mautner – Violin
  • Joe Meyer – French Horn
  • Jaclyn Morse – Production Coordination
  • Helen Nightengale – Violin
  • Robin Olson – Violin
  • Michael O'Neill – Photography
  • Charles Paakkari – Assistant Engineer
  • Sid Page – Violin
  • Alyssa Park – Violin
  • Searmi Park – Violin
  • Sara Parkins – Violin
  • Dean Parks – Guitar
  • Danny Perito – Copyist
  • Victor Pesavento – Copyist
  • Joel Peskin – Woodwind
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr. – Trombone
  • John A. Reynolds – French Horn
  • Eric Rigler – Uillean Pipes, Irish Whistle
  • Dennis Rivadeneira – Mixing Assistant
  • William Ross – Arranger, Conductor, Orchestration, Orchestral Arrangements, Track Arrangement
  • Aaron J. Sala – Background Vocals, Vocal Arrangement
  • Chris Soper – Assistant Engineer
  • Ken Stacey – Background Vocals
  • Tereza Stanislav – Violin
  • Beverley Staunton – Background Vocals
  • Bette Sussman – Background Vocals, Associate Producer, Vocal Arrangement, Track Arrangement
  • Phil Teele – Trombone
  • Fonzi Thornton – Background Vocals
  • Cecilia Tsan – Cello
  • Jonathan Tunick – Arranger, Conductor, Orchestration
  • Karen Van Sant – Viola
  • Josephina Vergara – Violin
  • Shalini Vijayan – Violin
  • Windy Wagner – Background Vocals
  • Randy Waldman – Piano, Keyboards
  • Helen Barbara Werling – Copyist
  • Patrick Williams – Arranger, Conductor, Orchestration, Vocal Arrangement, Orchestral Arrangements, Track Arrangement
  • Frank Wolf – Track Engineer
  • Terry Woodson – Librarian, Copyist
  • Phil Yao – French Horn
  • Gina Zimmitti – Contractor

Charts

Chart (2009) Peak
Position
Certification GOLD Billboard Top Holiday Albums 6
U.S. Billboard Digital Albums 13 -
U.S. Billboard 200 33 -

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