God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Lyrics - Annie Lennox

Annie Lennox A Christmas Cornucopia cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Annie Lennox, Mike Stevens
release date: 2010-11-15
genres: Pop
styles: Vocal
length: 3:32
producer: Mike Stevens and Annie Lennox
vocal: Annie Lennox
mixer: Mike Stevens
engineer: Mike Stevens
arranger: Annie Lennox
additional mixer: Marcus Byrne and Mark Stevens
arranger: Ralph Carmichael
composer: [traditional]
lyricist: [traditional]
God rest ye merry, gentlemen
Let nothing you dismay
Remember, Christ, our Savior
Was born on Christmas day
To save us all from Satan's powers
When we were gone astray
Glad tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
Glad tidings of comfort and joy

In Bethlehem, in Israel,
This blessed Babe was born
And laid within a manger
Upon this blessed morn
The which His Mother Mary
Did nothing take in scorn
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

From God our Heavenly Father
A blessed Angel came;
And unto certain Shepherds
Brought tidings of the same:
How that in Bethlehem was born
The Son of God by Name.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

"Fear not then," said the Angel,
"Let nothing you affright,
This day is born a Savior
Of a pure Virgin bright,
To free all those who trust in Him
From Satan's power and might."
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

Now to the Lord sing praises,
All you within this place,
And with true love and brotherhood
Each other now embrace;
This holy tide of Christmas
All other doth deface.
O tidings of comfort and joy,
Comfort and joy
O tidings of comfort and joy

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Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Angels From the Realms of Glory
  • 2 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  • 3 See Amid the Winter’s Snow
  • 4 Il est né le divin enfant
  • 5 The First Noël
  • 6 Lullay Lullay (The Coventry Carol)
  • 7 The Holly and the Ivy
  • 8 In the Bleak Midwinter
  • 9 As Joseph Was a Walking (The Cherry Tree Carol)
  • 10 O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • 11 Silent Night
  • 12 Universal Child