25 Days of Christmas: ‘Merry Christmas’ – Andra Day

'Merry Christmas from Andra Day' is a good EP of 5 songs that is worth a listen for those looking for something a little different this year. This EP, Merry Christmas, from Andra Day is hard to define but certainly offers something different to the musical landscape as a Soul/RnB Christmas Album.  Andra Day is …

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25 Days of Christmas Music: ‘The Spirit of Christmas’ – Michael W Smith

'The Spirit of Christmas' is the latest in a line of massive musical genius from Michael W. Smith.  With honest love and emotion at Christmas, this album is one for everyone looking for something for the whole family. This new Christmas album from Michael W. Smith offers listeners a full range of emotions while remaining …

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25 Days of Christmas Music: ‘Simply Christmas’ – Leslie Odom Jr.

Leslie Odom Jr. offers a heartfelt and warming album to the musical landscape of Christmas 2016.  With stunningly captivating vocals Odom brings an enticing set of Christmas Carols to life in a traditional, yet engaging, way. Leslie Odom Jr. is an American actor of theatre, film and television that has is currently performing as part …

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25 Days of Christmas Music: ‘Behold: A Christmas Collection” – Lauren Diagle

It's time to put in something a little swingin' in this list and Lauren Diagle's "Behold: A Christmas Collection" certainly gives Christmas a little Jazz Twist. As something different for Lauren Diagle who is better known for her work as a contemporary Christian artist, "Behold: A Christmas Collection" offers the listener a different perspective on …

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25 Days of Christmas Music: “I’ll have another” – Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser are a male a cappella group with traditional tight vocal harmony and vocal virtuosity. The energy and an enjoyment of this group is evident on their Christmas album,"I'll have another". Straight No Chaser are an a cappella group formed while it's members were in University in 1996.  It was not until a recording …

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25 Days of Christmas Music: ‘Someday at Christmas’ – Jackie Evancho

Jackie Evancho provides an emotive and heartfelt collection of Christmas favourites and Classical standards in her new Christmas album 'Someday at Christmas'. With reserved presence and soothing melodies, this album is a great option for those looking for something a little less 'Poppie'. Jackie Evancho, is a 16 year singer who found fame at a young …

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25 Days of Christmas Music: ‘It must Be Christmas’ – Chris Young

From the opening acoustic piano line you know that this is going to be a good Christmas album with musical complexity and the right amount of traditional interpretation. Chris Young has released an absolute Country Christmas Cracker with 'It must be Christmas'. It has been a while since Em and I finished watching all the …

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25 days of Christmas Music:  “A Hollens Family Christmas” – Peter Hollens

Peter Hollens has released the perfect album for this Christmas, with a mix of Christmas favourites and original composition, perfectly arranged for todays audience. With songs for everyone this Christmas you can not afford to miss out on this one. In recent times we have seen a resurgence of A cappella music into mainstream media …

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25 Days of Christmas Music

As I eluded in an earlier Facebook post, one of the benefits of my job is the ability to remain up to date with recent releases and new innovations in the Music Industry, and then just call it another day at the office. Although most of my required listening centres around staying current with Christian …

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“These Christmas Lights” – Matt Redman

It's that time of year again where Christmas is on the horizon.  This year for Christmas Tree Day (Cup Day - 1st November to most people) we went looking for some new music to help us get in a festive mood and this was the album that kicked it all off for us in 2016. …

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