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Brian Wilson's Christmas
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What I Really Want for Christmas ______________________________________________________________________________________

Brian Wilson
What I Really Want For Christmas

My Christmas List

1. The Man With All The Toys

(Brian Wilson/Mike Love)
Irving Music (BMI)

2. What I Really Want For Christmas
(Brian Wilson/Bernie Taupin)
BriMel Music (BMI)/Cow Dog Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

3. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

4. O Holy Night
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

5. We Wish You A Merry Christmas
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

6. Hark The Herald Angels Sing
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

7. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

8. The First Noel
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

9. Christmasey
(Brian Wilson/Jimmy Webb)
BriMel Music (BMI)/Jimmy Webb Music Ltd (ASCAP)

10. Little Saint Nick
(Brian Wilson/Mike Love)
Irving Music (BMI)

11. Deck The Halls
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

12. Auld Lang Syne
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

Bonus Tracks:

13. On Christmas Day
(Brian Wilson)
New Executive Music (BMI)

14. Joy To The World
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson

15. Silent Night
(Traditional) Arranged by Brian Wilson


Brian Wilson: vocals, piano

Jeffrey Foskett: vocals, guitar, sleigh bells

Darian Sahanaja: vocals, piano, organ, vibes, glockenspiel

Scott Bennett: vocals, piano, organ, vibes, glockenspiel

Nicky "Wonder" Walusko: vocals, guitar

Probyn Gregory: vocals, guitar, french horn,
flugelhorn, trumpet

Paul Von Mertens: sax, flute, harmonica

Bob Lizik: bass

Jim Fines: drums

Nelson Bragg, Jr.: vocals, percussion

Taylor Mills: vocals

John Yoakum: baritone, sax, oboe

Robbie Fioti: trombone, bass trombone

Peter Kent: violin

Sharon Jackson: violin

Karen Bakunin: viola

Erika Kirkpatrick: cello

Carol Robbins: harp

Produced and Arranged by Brian Wilson

Additional string and horn arrangements by: Paul Von Mertens

Special Merry Christmas appearance by: Daria and Delanie Wilson

Engineered, Recorded and Mixed by: Mark Linett

Mix Produced by: Brian Wilson and Darian Sahanaja

Mixed at Your Place Or Mine Recording, Glendale, California

Assistant Engineer: Jeff Burns, Grey Burns and Millie Garzios

Recorded April/May 2005 at Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, Ca

CD Mastered by Adam Ryan at Gateway Mastering, Portland, Maine

Art Direction: Mark London

Graphics Tech: Steve Stanley


Special Thanks:

To my wife Melinda and my kids Daria, Delanie and Dylan who make Christmas so fun. My daughters Carnie and Wendy and their husbands Dan and Rob, my two grandsons Leo and Beau and my new granddaughter Lola Sophia.

To my beloved Carl and Dennis who I miss singing carols with. My nephews Jonah and Justyn, my mother-in-law Rosemary and my nephews Patrick, Lenny and Kenny. My great friends Gloria Ramos, David and Eva Leaf, Jerry and Lois Weiss and Ray Lawlor.

To my great band who sang their hearts out and brought the Christmas spirit to the studio in the springtime! I want to thank my friends Bernie Taupin and Jimmy Webb for the beautiful lyrics.

I'd like to thank Clive Davis and his wonderful team at Arista Records for believing in this album, including: Charles Goldstuck, Tom Carson, Scott Seymour, Liz Morentin, Kevin Beisler, Tracy Peterson, Alexis Yroola and Eamon Sherlock.

And finally, I'd like to thank the team that makes it all happen, Scott Alexander, John Branca, Ron Brenner, David Byrnes, Ky Cabot, Angie Castro, Michael DeMartin, Amy Flax, Peter Grasslight, Phil Hardy, Samantha Henfrey, Gary Imhoff, Germaine Lathouwers, David Levine, Ronnie Lippin, Mark London, Paki Newell, Barry Siegel, Jean Sievers, Erik Steigen, John Warren and Neil Warnock.

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