Thursday, November 7, 2013

Lady Antebellum - On This Winter's Night

On This Winter's Night

This album by Lady Antebellum has many popular Christmas songs sung in a country style. Some of my favorite songs are "A Holly Jolly Christmas", "All I Want for Christmas Is You", "The First Noel", "Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow", "Silent Night (Lord of My Life)", and "Silver Bells". A very nice Christmas album with very good vocals on all songs.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Blake Shelton - Cheers, It's Christmas

Cheers, It's Christmas

Blake Shelton has a very good album of Christmas songs sung in a country style. Many songs feature other music artists. Some of my favorites are "Jingle Bell Rock" (feat. Miranda Lambert), "Winter Wonderland", "The Christmas Song", "I'll Be Home for Christmas", and "Silver Bells" (feat. Xenia).

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Christina Perri - A Very Merry Perri Christmas

A Very Merry Perri Christmas

Christina Perri has Christmas music out for 2012. The album is very good and her voice sounds great on all songs. Songs here are "Something About December", "Merry Christmas Darling", "Please Come Home for Christmas", "Ave Maria", "Happy Xmas (War is Over)", and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas".

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Jackie Evancho - Heavenly Christmas

Heavenly Christmas

Jackie Evancho's 2011 Christmas album has many fun Christmas songs. The album is well done, and her voice on all songs is amazing. Songs here are "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "The First Noel", "Away in a Manger", "Believe", "White Christmas", "What Child Is This", "O Come All Ye Faithful", "O Little Town of Bethlehem", "Walking in the Air", and "Ding Dong Merrily on High". A must own Christmas album for Jackie Evancho fans. I also like her O Holy Night Christmas album.

Il Volo - Christmas Favorites

Christmas Favorites

Christmas Favorites has popular songs for Christmas. All of the Christmas songs are sung with great vocals by Il Volo. "Silent Night", "Panis Angelicus", Christmas Medley: "Jingle Bells Rock", "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow", "It's The Most Beautiful Time of the Year", "The Christmas Son", and "Stille Nacht"; a German sung "Silent Night".

Thursday, November 25, 2010

The Priests - Noel

Noel

The Priests are a classical music trio of priest. They have great vocals on this album of Christmas songs. Some of my favorites and well known songs are "The First Nowell", "Little Drummer Boy/Peace On Earth", "Away in a Manger", "Joy to the World", "Silent Night", and "Come All Ye Faithful".

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Jackie Evancho - O Holy Night

O Holy Night

Jackie Evancho has an amazing voice for her age. This album has Christmas songs, and is perfect to play for the holidays. "O Holy Night" is my favorite of the four on the album. Others here are "Silent Night", "Panis Angelicus", and "Pie Jesu". It also comes with a DVD, and has her performances from when she was on America's Got Talent. I also like her 2011 Heavenly Christmas album.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Kirov Orchestra - Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker ballet from 1892 by Tchaikovsky, has some of the most famous music ever from a ballet. The ballet and the music are very popular around Christmas. The "March" and the "Trepak" are some of my favorite songs on this recording by Valery Gergiev and the Kirov Orchestra.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

A Big Band Christmas

A Big Band Christmas

This album has many Christmas songs from the 30s and 40s with a big band style sound. Some of my favorites are "Christmas Song", "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm", "There's Frost on the Moon", "White Christmas", "Winter Weather", "Little Jack Frost Get Lost", "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas".

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Bing Crosby - White Christmas

White Christmas

This album has many popular Christmas songs sung by Bing Crosby and other 40s music artists; like The Andrews Sisters. Some of my favorite songs are "Silent Night", "White Christmas", "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen", "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "Jingle Bells", "Santa Clause Is Coming to Town", "Silver Bells", and "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas".

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Jackson 5 - Ultimate Christmas Collection

Ultimate Christmas Collection

This album features the Jackson 5 singing popular Christmas songs. Michael Jackson's young voice stands out on this album, especially on "Little Drummer Boy" and "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town". "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", "Frosty the Snowman", "Up On the House Top", and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" are more of the popular Christmas songs here. This 2009 edition also has many extras.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

A Very Special Christmas 7

A Very Special Christmas 7

This album is from 2009, and has many young artists singing well known Christmas songs. Some of my favorites are "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" by Miley Cyrus, "Winter Wonderland" by Vanessa Hudgens, "The Christmas Song" by Charice, "Do You Hear What I Hear?" by Kristina Debarge, "Santa Baby" by Kellie Pickler, "Hark! the Herald Angels Sing" by Carrie Underwood, and "Silent Night" by Gloriana.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Harry Connick Jr. - What a Night! A Christmas Album

What a Night! A Christmas Album

This is a new Christmas album by Harry Connick Jr., with a jazz style to the songs. My Christmas favorites are "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas", "O Come All Ye Faithful", "Winter Wonderland", "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas", and "Jingle Bells". Other songs here are "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year", "What a Night!", "Christmas Day", "Please Come Home for Christmas", Dance of the Sugarplum Fairies", "Let There Be Peace On Earth", "Santariffic", "Zat You Santa Claus", "We Three Kings", and "Song for the Hopeful" (feat. Kim Burrell).

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Enya - And Winter Came

And Winter Came

This album by Enya, was just released this November 2008. The album has great singing and the songs are all well done, making it a must have album for the holidays. Some of my favorite songs are "And Winter Came", "Journey of the Angels", "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel", "Trains and Winter Rains", "My! My! Time Flies!", and "Oíche Chiúin (Chorale)". Other songs here are "White Is in the Winter Night", "Dreams are More Precious", "Last Time by Moonlight", "One Toy Soldier", "Stars and Midnight Blue", and "The Spirit of Christmas Past".

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Tony Bennett - A Swingin' Christmas

A Swingin' Christmas

This is a Christmas album with a big band sound to some very popular Christmas songs. It features The Count Basie Big Band. Some of my favorite songs are "Silver Bells", "My Favorite Things", "Winter Wonderland", "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", and "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town". Other songs here are "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "All I Want for Christmas Is You", "Christmas Time Is Here", "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm", "The Christmas Waltz", and "O Christmas Tree".

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Faith Hill - Joy to the World

Joy to the World

This is a really beautiful Christmas album from September 2008 by Faith Hill. Some of my favorite songs are "Joy to the World!", "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town", "Little Drummer Boy", "O Come, All Ye Faithful ", and "Silent Night, Holy Night!". Other songs here are "What Child Is This?", "Holly Jolly Christmas", "Away in a Manger", "O Holy Night!", "Winter Wonderland", and "A Baby Changes Everything".

Friday, September 12, 2008

Josh Groban - Noel

Noel

Josh Groban is an amazing singer. This album Noel is from 2007 and has many popular songs. My favorites are "Silent Night", "Little Drummer Boy" (feat. Andy McKee), "The First Noel" (with Faith Hill), and "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear". Other songs here are "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "Ave Maria", "Angels We Have Heard On High" (with Brian McKnight), "Thankful", "The Christmas Song", "What Child Is This?", "Petit Papa Noel", and "O Come All Ye Faithful" (with The Mormon Tabernacle Choir under the direction of Craig Jessop).

Now That's What I Call Christmas!

Now That's What I Call Christmas

This Christmas album has 36 songs. A lot of different genres of songs from different decades. Some of my favorites are "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby, "Blue Christmas" by Elvis Presley, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" by Frank Sinatra, "Sleigh Ride" by Ella Fitzgerald, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" by Gene Autry, "Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy" by David Bowie, "A Wonderful Christmas Time" by Paul McCartney, "Jingle Bells" by Diana Krall, "Love on Layaway" by Gloria Estefan, and "My Only Wish (This Year)" by Britney Spears.