BarlowGirl - Home For Christmas

Published Thursday 18th December 2008
BarlowGirl - Home For Christmas
BarlowGirl - Home For Christmas

RATING 6 6 6 6 6 6
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 49613-14785
LABEL: Fervent 8876852
RELEASE DATE: 2008-10-22
RRP: £9.99

Reviewed by John Fisher

For those tuning in to this CD expecting to hear the girls' favourite Christmas ditties being cranked out in traditional BarlowGirl rock grooves then sorry to disappoint, for on that front this album does not deliver. Instead what we do get are 14 songs delivered in a more laid back pop-cum-easy listening manner. "Go Tell It On The Mountain" is a bit more sedate than the usual renditions that I have previously encountered even with the gospel choir. Saying that, this is not a bad CD, the harmonies are as tight as ever no more notably so on "Carol Of The Bells/ Sing We Now Of Christmas". "What Child Is This?" is given a jazz make-over and "Angelic Proclamation" is a medley of traditional carols. Production duties once again were undertaken by Otto Price. But this is surely an album which will disappoint many who went for their engaging "rock chick" stuff.

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Product Description
Spend the Christmas season with sisters Rebecca, Alyssa and Lauren Barlow as they recapture their childhood memories through music. Home For Christmas is a timeless Christmas recording of songs perfect for ushering in the Christmas season. The eleven tracks are bursting with seamless harmonies and beautiful instrumentation and arrangements of Christmas favourites, along with an original recording!

Reader Comments

Posted by deyvid pedro da silv in sao paulo/Brazil @ 17:18 on Sep 25 2008

ohh my,none knows how much i love barlowgirl and they're coming to brazil so i'll be thankful for everyday

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