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Wintersong

3 Ratings: 3.0
Miscellaneous album by Sarah McLachlan

An album like this could cement Sarah McLachlan as a middle-of-the-road crooner ready for theAndy Williams Christmas Show, but there's more beneath the surface ofWintersongthan just Christmas chestnuts, over-roasting on an open fire. Longtime McLachlan … see full wiki

3 reviews about Wintersong
review by . December 25, 2006
posted in Music Matters
It's funny. When I first found out that Sarah McLachlan had a new Christmas-themed album out, I think my first reaction was to roll my eyes. Typically, Christmas albums are tired rehashes of the same standard songs, and no matter who's doing them they come off as uninspired and commercialized.    But this is Sarah, and I should have known better.    First of all, the selection of music of "Wintersong" represents an excellent variety. Leading off with a pitch-perfect …
review by . December 20, 2006
Pros: Original tracks are beautiful.     Cons: Some of the traditional numbers do not port well.     The Bottom Line: When all is said and sung Wintersong is a pleasant enough album with hits and misses for me.     Release Date (CD): October 17, 2006   Genre: Seasonal    Label: Arista Records    Number of Discs: (1)      I love Sarah McLachlan and her rather intimate and ethereal style of …
review by . November 05, 2006
posted in Music Matters
Most of these Christmas songs have been performed by many different artists over the years. Sarah makes these songs her own though. She plays the guitar and piano with so much skill. Every note and every key sounds flawless. My favorite tracks are Wintersong and River. These are beautiful songs about missing a loved one at Christmas time. Sarah plays the piano so effortlessly. I like the tone of sadness in her voice on these songs. O Little Child of Bethlehem and What Child Is This are two other …
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Label: Arista
Genre: Miscellaneous
Release Date: October 17, 2006

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