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Month of music – Dec 19th

December 19, 2007 1 Comment »

Dave Matthews brings us today’s song, “The Christmas Song”… no, not the chestnuts one. This one is original, and performed live. Simple, acoustic and interesting for a non-Christian perspective on the Christmas story. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] ... Read More »

Month of music – Dec 18th

December 18, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 18th

Today’s song is from the album Songs 4 Worship: Christmas. The band’s name is apparently Truth, and the song is “A King Is Born”. It’s orchestral mix is very catchy. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] –>D/L<&# Read More »

Month of music – Dec 17th

December 17, 2007 1 Comment »

It’s Monday, and I have another Third Day song for your enjoyment. This time around it’s “Born in Bethlehem”. I’ve put the lyrics below the fold, because I think the entire song is worth reading. The chorus is: Hallelujah, the ... Read More »

Month of music – Dec 16th

December 16, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 16th

Sunday means a song from a Christmas parent’s perspective. Today’s is “Breath of Heaven” performed by Amy Grant. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] –>D/L<&# Read More »

Month of music – Dec 15th

December 15, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 15th

A little fun today with Plankeye’s take on “Away In A Manger”. Surprisingly, they pull off the acapella round with aplomb and the harmony on the chorus is excellent. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] –>D/L<&# Read More »

Month of music – Dec 14th

December 14, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 14th

Today’s song is “Emmanuel” by Michael W. Smith, the granddaddy of Christian pop. The song is really two pieces joined by an instrumental segue of carols. Enjoy! [Audio clip: view full post to listen] –>D/L<&# Read More »

Month of music – Dec 13th

December 13, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 13th

It’s time for another non-traditional Christmas song. Today’s is Sarah McLachlan’s “Wintersong”, the title track of her holiday album. In typical McLachlan fashion, the melancholy lyrics are perfectly complemented by her voice. Take a listen. [Audio clip: view full post ... Read More »

Heh

December 12, 2007 1 Comment »

Apparently, I’m on an a cappella kick, because here’s another video – this one a mashup of Silicon Valley and Billy Joel – how can you not love it Read More »

Month of music – Dec 12th

December 12, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 12th

Remix time again. This funky remix of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra’s recording of “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” will have you nodding your head to the beat and going back to take another listen. [Audio clip: view full ... Read More »

Month of music – Dec 11th

December 11, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 11th

Caedmon’s Call is one of my favourite Christian bands – if you haven’t checked out their missions-oriented Share the Well, I can’t recommend it highly enough. Today’s song is their recording of “It Came Upon A Midnight Clear” with background ... Read More »

Wow…

December 10, 2007 Comments Off on Wow…

Via Stubbleblogger comes this video of the 12 days of Christmas, acapella-style&# Read More »

Month of music – Dec 10th

December 10, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 10th

It’s Monday, so time for another Third Day song. Today’s is their recording of “Do You Hear What I Hear?”, done of course in their unique style. This is probably my favourite recording of this song. [Audio clip: view full ... Read More »