Christmas in the Sand is a Christmas album and the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat. The album was released on October 23, 2012 in the United States through Universal Republic Records. The album includes eight cover versions of popular Holidays songs and four original songs written by Caillat along with other songwriters. Produced by Ken Caillat, the album features collaborations with Brad Paisley, Gavin DeGraw, Justin Young and Jason Reeves. The first single "Christmas in the Sand" was released through Soundcloud on October 15, 2012 and "Merry Christmas Baby" was released on October 16, 2012, which features country music artist Brad Paisley. The album also has a deluxe edition, that was released through Target and that includes three bonus tracks. This is the last album that Caillat released on Universal Republic Records; her future material would be released through Republic Records.