STYLE: Celtic RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 44572-13706 LABEL: StarSong 5099950226221 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1 RRP: £1.00
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
More questionable repackaging which does no credit to EMI CMG. Although there is no sign of their name on the front sleeve, this is actually an album by Britain's fine Celtic aggregation Eden's Bridge, originally released in 1998 under the title 'Celtic Christmas'. The band play deft versions of carols like "O Come O Come Emmanuel" and "Silent Night" with one or two surprises (for instance, a version of Chris Eaton/Amy Grant's "Breath Of Heaven"). Sarah Lacy's haunting vocals and Terl Bryant's wonderfully inventive percussion are particularly outstanding and all in all this is one of the best sets of Celtic-tinged Christmas songs you'll get to hear. Shame about the packaging.
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