Bob Kilpatrick - Christmas

Published Friday 29th May 2009
Bob Kilpatrick - Christmas
Bob Kilpatrick - Christmas

STYLE: Roots/Acoustic
RATING 4 4 4 4
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 78039-15350
LABEL: Fair Oaks
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1

Reviewed by Dancin' Dave Derbyshire

Scottish American singer/songwriter Bob Kilpatrick is of course a giant of ministry and music who has produced timeless worship songs and at least one classic album (2006's 'This Changes Everything') down the years. But here Bob has succumbed to making that cringe-worthy Christmas album with its mix of Christmas favourites and well worn carols. Bravely he even tries to play that classic choral piece "O Come O Come Emmanuel" in a rootsy, guitar-driven way but unfortunately produces an artistic travesty. It's a relief when you get to the end of this album. Many hugely talented artists have delivered poor Christmas albums in the past. Here is another one.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Joy To The World [Listen]
2. Jingle Cool Bells [Listen]
3. Story Of Bethlehem [Listen]
4. O Come All Ye Faithful [Listen]
5. Drummer Boy [Listen]
6. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel [Listen]
7. In The Bleak Midwinter [Listen]
8. Gabriel's Message [Listen]
9. What Child Is This [Listen]
10. Sweet Little Jesus Child [Listen]
11. Good Christian Men Rejoice [Listen]
12. Silent Night [Listen]

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