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Month of music – Dec 2nd

December 2, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – Dec 2nd

I’ve decided, for arbitrary and not very valid reasons, that Advent Sundays are going to feature music from the Christmas parents’ point of view (that is, Joseph and Mary). Today’s song is quickly becoming one of my all-time favourite Christmas ... Read More »

Month of music – day 7

December 1, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – day 7

I just couldn’t get through the entire Christmas season without some music from some Christmas movies. Today’s song is taken from the modern classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. It’s Faith Hill performing “Where Are You Christmas.” [Audio clip: view ... Read More »

Month of music – day 6

November 30, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – day 6

Today’s song is one of my favorite viewpoint-alternate songs of Christmas: Chris De Burgh’s “A Spaceman Came Traveling”. The end will be going through your head for a while after. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] –>D/L<&# Read More »

Month of music – day 5

November 29, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – day 5

Okay, I promised, and I deliver: here’s a remix of the exceedingly difficult to sing “Carol of the Bells”. Instrumental remix – make sure you listen through to the second half. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] –>D/L<&# Read More »

Month of music – day 4

November 28, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – day 4

Today’s song is a cover of a non-traditional Christmas song. Sarah McLachlan takes on Joni Mitchell’s “River”. For some reason, this song always makes me think of the Rideau Canal in Ottawa… I don’t know why… I mean there’s skating ... Read More »

Month of music – day 3

November 27, 2007 2 Comments »

Today’s song is a very non-traditional take on a classic. Eve6 performs “Noel! Noel!”, their version of “The First Noel”. I would love to hear the singer from Crash Test Dummies have a go at this song – with his ... Read More »

Month of music – day 2

November 26, 2007 Comments Off on Month of music – day 2

Today’s song is “Angels We Have Heard On High” performed by Third Day. Normally, I’m not a huge fan of non-classical singers attempting the “Gloria”s on this one, but Mac Powell et al do such a great job elsewhere in ... Read More »

A month of music

November 25, 2007 1 Comment »

So, Christmas is one month away and to celebrate, and to count down the days, I’m going to post one Christmas song a day for your enjoyment. I’ll have traditional hymns (carols, I suppose) as well as more modern songs. ... Read More »