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Christmas Joy (EP) (2007)

Christmas Joy is an extended play (EP) by Christian singer Mandisa, released on November 6, 2007 by Sparrow Records. Released just a few months after the success of her debut album True Beauty, Mandisa put out a four-song EP of Christmas songs including an original song "Christmas Makes Me Cry" featuring its co-writer, CCM singer - songwriter Matthew West. It was released as a single to Christian radio for the Christmas season. This song and "What Christmas Means to Me" would appear a year later on her full-length Christmas album, It's Christmas.

Track listing

1. What Christmas Means to Me (Anna Gordy Gaye, George Gordy, Allen Story)


2. Joy to the World (Isaac Watts) -3:47

3. Christmas Makes Me Cry (featuring Matthew West) (Matthew West) -4:42

4. O Holy Night (Adolphe Adam, John Sullivan Dwight; arranged by Brown

Brown Bannister, Roger Ryan and Carl Marsh) -5:41

Production credits

Drew and Shannon -producers (tracks 1 and 2)

Brown Bannister -producer (tracks 3 and 4)

Radio singles

2007 -2008 "Christmas Makes Me Cry" featuring Matthew West -#3 R&R Christian

AC, #3 Billboard Hot Christian Songs, #3 Billboard Christian Airplay, # 2 Billboard

Christian AC Airplay

Previous release: True Beauty (2007)

Next release: It's Christmas (2008)

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