New Directions: Christmas Carols, Volume 1
Movie: New Directions: The First Note / New Directions: Treble
New Directions Cast
Released June 12th, 2014
Recorded 2013
Billboard 200 #2
Label Columbia Records
Album Chronology
"New Directions: Journey to Sectionals"
"New Directions: Chart-toppers"
Alternate Cover

New Directions: Christmas Carols, Volume 1 is the first of four Christmas albums released by the New Directions cast as a follow-up to their album New Directions: Journey to Sectionals. In it's debut week, the album moved 230,000 copies, with it being Thanksgiving week. The next week, it declined to just 114,000 sold, slightly less than 50% of its first week sales. The album rebounded the next week to a peak of #2 with 168,000 copies sold, before falling to #4 with 61,000, declining over 60%. It finished with a new high of 321,000 copies sold during Christmas week, with it reaching #9 on the end-of-year charts.