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Point Of Grace - 'Winter Wonderland'

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Point Of Grace - Winter Wonderland

Point Of Grace - Winter Wonderland

Word Records

The Bottom Line

Shelley Breen, Heather Payne, Denise Jones, and Leigh Cappillino have truly outdone themselves on Winter Wonderland. Their signature sound and perfectly blended harmonies come shining through as they take us back to the Christmas times of our youth, with a flair that definitely has some modern touches.
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Pros

  • Christmas classics with some new tunes that are sure to become classics in their own right
  • Guest appearances by John David Webster and Michael W. Smith

Cons

  • It was only 10 songs and these ladies could have held my attention for many, many more!

Description

  • Style: Christmas Music
  • 10 songs
  • Released: 2005

Guide Review - Point Of Grace - 'Winter Wonderland'

Christmas has always been my favorite holiday and the music of the season plays a huge part in the celebration every year. This year, Point of Grace is making the holiday even better with Winter Wonderland. Songs from my childhood like "It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year," "Winter Wonderland," and "Jingle Bells" were given an unusual treatment by the four women of POG. Much like their 1999 Christmas album, A Christmas Story the songs were done in the classic fashion, circa Julie Andrews, Perry Como and Burl Ives, leading you to feel like you've been transported back in time - yet you don't feel a bit cheesy about it!

The "Santa Medley," comprised of "Here Comes Santa Claus," "Frosty The Snowman" and "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" is fun from start to finish.

"Breath Of Heaven (Mary's Song)" is a beautiful tribute to Mary with harmonies so tight they could crack the walnuts you'll inevitably be using in your holiday baking. "Let There Be Light," done with John David Webster, is the absolute highlight of the album, as his voice blends with the ladies of Point of Grace as if he's been singing with them all of his career.

This is one of my new favorite albums of the Christmas season and after a listen, it will probably be at the top of your list as well.

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