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Seth MacFarlane Readies Christmas Album Featuring Norah Jones and Sara Bareilles

May 17, 2014 (4:13 am) GMT
Jones will appear in a duet called 'Little Jack Frost Get Lost' in the holiday-themed album, while Bareilles is featured in 'Baby It's Cold Outside'.

A new album by is on the way. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the singer/actor has recently finished working on his first Christmas set which will arrive later this year via Republic Records.

For the holiday-themed set, MacFarlane reteamed with composer, arranger and producer Joel McNeely. He was also joined by a 52-piece orchestra, which include jazz legend Peter Erskine and 's former bassist Chuck Berghofer, to record the album in Abbey Road studios.

The full tracklist hasn't been unveiled yet, but the "" creator has revealed that and will make guest appearances in the record. Jones has recorded a duet called "Little Jack Frost Get Lost" while Bareilles' vocals will be featured in "Baby It's Cold Outside". Other tracks include "Let It Snow" and "Christmas Dreaming".

The Christmas album will follow MacFarlane's 2011 debut LP, "", which earned him two Grammy Award nominations. The star, who is also an Academy Award nominee, is currently gearing upfor the release of "". The movie, which he co-penned, produced, directed and stars in, will hit U.S. theaters on May 30.

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