Doctor Who - A Christmas Carol (Original Television Soundtrack)
 
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Doctor Who - A Christmas Carol (Original Television Soundtrack)

21 Mar 2011

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  Song Title Artist
Time
Popularity  
1
Come Along Pond Murray Gold
1:51
2
Halfway Out Of The Dark Murray Gold
1:38
3
Pray For A Miracle Murray Gold
0:37
4
Geoff Murray Gold
3:48
5
You Didn't Hit The Boy Murray Gold
1:44
6
Fish Murray Gold
0:50
7
Kazran Sardick 12 1/2 Murray Gold
1:29
8
Ghost Of Christmas Past Murray Gold
1:33
9
Babysitter Murray Gold
0:47
10
Talk About Girls Murray Gold
1:41
11
Sonic Fishing Murray Gold
1:43
12
Just A Little One Murray Gold
1:16
13
Big Colour Murray Gold
1:50
14
I Can't Save Her Murray Gold
3:34
15
The Other Half's Inside The Shark Murray Gold
1:07
16
Abigail Murray Gold
1:47
17
He Comes Every Christmas Murray Gold
1:09
18
Shark Ride Murray Gold
1:24
19
New Memories Murray Gold
1:00
20
Holding Hands Murray Gold
1:45
21
Christmas Dinner Murray Gold
0:38
22
Goodlucknight Murray Gold
1:51
23
Goodnight Abigail Murray Gold
2:10
24
This Planet Is Ours Murray Gold
2:00
25
Ghost Of Christmas Present Murray Gold
0:48
26
The Course Of My Life Murray Gold
1:35
27
Ghost Of Christmas Future Murray Gold
1:50
28
Abigail's Song (Silence Is All You Know) Katherine Jenkins, Murray Gold
4:41
29
Everything Has To End Some Time Murray Gold
1:14


Product details

  • Original Release Date: 21 Mar 2011
  • Label: Silva Screen Records
  • Copyright: (c) 2011 Silva Screen Records
  • Total Length: 49:20
  • Genres:
  • ASIN: B004PBVAUE
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 27,626 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Heavenly 2 May 2011
By MR
Format:Audio CD
Having enjoyed this episode at christmas i found this cd to be very beautiful from the lush orchestrations and beautiful choral music,this is a wonderful album,ABIGAILS SONG and COME ALONG POND are two stick out tracks,i heartily recomend this cd as i am a huge fan of MURRAY GOLD music and DOCTOR WHO.
Lovely and much valued just like previous releases.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A christmas carol 19 April 2011
Format:Audio CD
Once again Murray Gold has proved that he is the perfect man to produce the backing music for Doctor Who. His reccent soundtracks have all been excellent my personal favourite being the specials edition for the final four episodes of David Tennants reign as the tenth Doctor. This album however has some excellent backing music of its own which takes you back through the journey of the chirstmas episode scene by scene with some wonderful music. My person favourites on this album are 'Come along pond' because it is dramatic and was the track used for the openings equence of the episode. Also the track that is my most favourite has to be 'Abigail's song' written by Murray Gold and performed by Catherine Jenkins i just think its a really nice, mood setting track which is by far the best on the album. I hope the music for series 6 is even better and i would receommned the Doctor Who music to anyone.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dr who christmas cd 17 Nov 2011
Format:Audio CD
I have been eyeing this for a while and i am glad now that i have it its really good and i say to all dr who fans get it if you havent got its a must
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
By L. Hubbard TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Murray Gold has done another fantastic job on this soundtrack. Unlike Doctor Who: Series 5 which had the new Doctor's theme in abundance, this release has fewer references to it, and when it does pop up, the orchestrations are slightly different which keeps the theme feeling fresh. The score has some great orchestral and choral writing, with just the right Christmas feel as to feel wintry but not clichéd.

Of course, the highlight has to be Abigail's Song (Silence is All You Know), with the angelic Katherine Jenkins making it sound effortless. The album is worth the price for this one track alone. The weaving of Abigail's theme in some of the tracks is rather brilliant ("I Can't Save Her" and "Shark Ride" and "New Memories" are sublime example of this).

I would say this album really shows the strength of Murray Gold's writing. Because he wasn't so heavily reliant on the Doctor's theme, this seems to have allowed him to be more creative in the orchestrations and melodies throughout the entire album, especially with Abigail's Theme. The National Orchestra of Wales have once again done a fantastic job and the recording mix is brilliant. Running in at 49 minutes, it probably has most of (if not all) of the music present in the episode and feels like it is a perfect length. If you liked Gold's previous scores, it is highly likely you will enjoy this!
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good fun 21 Mar 2011
By Ian Armer VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Murray Gold's music to the 2010 Christmas Special is, like the Special itself, good fun and nothing more. The music is typically lush, laced with choirs, a wallop of timpani and lots of glittery tinkly bells and the like - the usual Murray Gold, to be honest - and has the bonus of 'Abigail's Song' to round it all off. All very nice.

Why 3 stars? Well, to be honest - as much as I like Gold's music and style - I do wonder if this was a necessary release. Nearly all of the tracks are very short, a few tracks stand out and his Doctor Who music is - let's be honest - slightly repetitive, no matter how energetic or fun. This might have benefited from being reworked as a longer, more coherent suite than the brief snippets on offer.

Still, it's fun, it's sweet - just don't expect anything amazing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Doctor Who - A Christmas Carol Sountrack CD 30 Jan 2014
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This is another great Murray Gold Doctor Who soundtrack. Murray Gold has triumphed again. A highlight of this CD is "Abigail's Song" sung by Katherine Jenkins. For those in the USA, please note that the CD version offered by Amazon.co.uk is a "factory produced" CD (the real deal), whereas the version sold by Amazon.com in the US is a CD-R - produced to order. I find the real CD preferable. I highly recommend this soundtrack, along with all the other Murray Gold Doctor Who soundtracks that I have in my collection. So far, I have purchased up through series-5, The Specials, and this one. The subsequent CD's are on my wish list.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love it. 3 Feb 2013
By Dawn
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
A great episode, brilliant doctor and wonderful music. This is a must for any fan of the show. Loved it.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Good but...
The music is great but generally it feels... a little unnecessary. All of the other Christmas specials have been included in part of the other albums. Read more
Published on 25 Mar 2012 by BurglarBill
5.0 out of 5 stars Murray Gold really is gold.
Murray Gold has once again proven his skills at orchestrating new pieces instead of reusing his older pieces. Read more
Published on 26 Jan 2012 by Adam Hollow
5.0 out of 5 stars WHY NO US SALES?
Why in the heck would there be "Geographical Restrictions"? I mean is the music or media itself dangerous like a new laptop from Dell? I promise it will only go in my ears! Read more
Published on 23 Nov 2011 by Crieshavok
1.0 out of 5 stars Would Have Loved It...
Except this album isn't available for purchase or download here in the U.S. Could anyone explain to me exactly why they don't want their American fans buying this album? Read more
Published on 1 Aug 2011 by FroggyMama
5.0 out of 5 stars Murray Gold has done it again!
Not that I'm surprised, but it's yet another brilliant soundtrack from Murray Gold. It's exciting, it's moving and even better because it's virtually all the music from the entire... Read more
Published on 25 Jun 2011 by Danna Victor
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Soundtrack... too bad it's a UK Exclusive
There are a lot of us over in the states that are a miffed that this is us exclusive to the UK and that Amazon won't let us purchase it. Geez... Read more
Published on 18 April 2011 by Frederick Ortiz
5.0 out of 5 stars ... another wonderfully adventurous score
After reading the 3 star review I felt moved to write a 5 star one, since this is by far one of the most enjoyable Doctor Who scores to date. Read more
Published on 23 Mar 2011 by Horatio Guttersnipe
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