STYLE: Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 22954-12474 LABEL: Independent FORMAT: CD EP ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Doug Holland
This is collection of four delightful and catchy songs that explore and explain the meaning of Christmas within a secular context, ie, Jesus shares the billing in the lyrics with seasonal trees, church bells, starry nights and snowflakes. The tracks (total music time 15 minutes) are written and played by Larry and Sharlene Yarish of The Goodnews Band at New Community Church, Winnipeg, Canada. Sharlene's vocals and Larry's backing harmonies and guitar playing are infectious and completely appropriate for the feel of the album which is uplifting, fun and joyful. This collection could easily be twice the length without it becoming tired or sounding simply like a platitude to its own subject matter, and it is likely to be enjoyed by children and adults alike.
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