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


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.

Il Divo - The Christmas Collection

The Christmas Collection

Il Divo have great opera voices on this Christmas album. My favorite songs are "O Holy Night", "White Christmas", "Ave Maria", "Adeste Fideles", "Over the Rainbow", "Panis Angelicus", and "Silent Night". There is also a Spanish song "Isabel".

Celtic Woman - A Christmas Celebration

A Christmas Celebration

This Christmas album from 2006 has 15 beautifully sung Christmas songs by Celtic Woman. My favorite songs are "Ding Dong Merrily On High", "White Christmas", "Silent Night", "The Christmas Song", "Carol of the Bells", "Have Yourself a Merry Christmas", "O Come All Ye Faithful", and "Let It Snow".