'Tis the SeaSon (Jimmy Buffet album)

'Tis the SeaSon
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 2016 (2016-10-28)
RecordedSummer 2016 amidst touring.
GenreChristmas, country pop
LabelMailboat Records
ProducerMac McAnallyMichael Utley
Jimmy Buffett chronology
Songs from St. Somewhere
'Tis the SeaSon
Life on the Flip Side
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]

'Tis the SeaSon is the second Christmas album by American singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, and is his twenty-ninth studio album overall. Released on October 28, 2016, it is the follow-up to Buffett's Christmas Island, released twenty years prior. After the recording of the album was mentioned in interviews and on social media throughout summer 2016, the name, album cover, and release date were officially announced on September 26, 2016.[2][3]

Commercial performance[]

The album debuted on Billboard 200 at No. 50,[4] and at the Top Country Albums at No. 6, selling 10,000 copies in its first week.[5] The album has sold 56,500 copies in the United States as of December 2016.[6]

Track listing[]

1."Wonderful Christmastime"Paul McCartney4:00
2."Jingle Bell Rock"Joe Beal, Jim Boothe2:10
3."All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth"Donald Yetter Gardner2:39
4."Drivin' the Pig (Manejando el Cerdo)"Jimmy Buffett, Roger Guth, Peter Mayer3:47
5."The Twelve Days of Christmas (Parrothead Version)" 3:50
6."What I Didn't Get for Christmas"Mac McAnally2:36
7."Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"Johnny Marks2:04
8."Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"Marks3:32
9."Santa Stole Thanksgiving"Buffett, Guth, Mayer2:35
10."Mele Kalikimaka" (feat. Jake Shimabukuro)Robert Alexander Anderson2:39
11."Winter Wonderland" (feat. Robert Greenidge)Richard B. Smith3:20
12."Baby, It's Cold Outside" (feat. Nadirah Shakoor)Frank Loesser2:54
13."White Christmas"Irving Berlin3:10
Total length:39:31


Crs from AllMusic.[7]



  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0002982034
  2. ^ "Jimmy Buffett takes TODAY to 'Margaritaville' and beyond with live concert". Today.com. Retrieved October 2, 2016.
  3. ^ Cirilli, Corynne. "'Tis The SeaSon...For Jimmy Buffett's New Christmas Album!". Retrieved October 2, 2016.
  4. ^ "Billboard 200". Billboard. November 19, 2016.
  5. ^ Asker, Jim (November 9, 2016). "Brett Eldredge & Jimmy Buffett Decorate Top Country Albums Chart With New Holiday Sets". Billboard.
  6. ^ Bjorke, Matt (December 20, 2016). "Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: December 20, 2016". Roughstock.
  7. ^ "'Tis the SeaSon - Jimmy Buffett - Crs - AllMusic".
  8. ^ "Jimmy Buffett Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
  9. ^ "Jimmy Buffett Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
  10. ^ "Jimmy Buffett Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved June 27, 2020.
  11. ^ "Top Country Albums – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved June 27, 2020.
  12. ^ "Top Rock Albums – Year-End 2017". Billboard. Retrieved June 27, 2020.