Friday, October 29, 2010

Wilson Phillips - Christmas in Harmony (New Christmas Music)

Wilson Phillips - Christmas in Harmony

The new holiday offering from pop harmony trio Wilson Philiips starts off with a less than inspiring version of one of my all time favorite Christmas tunes, I Wish it Could Be Christmas Everyday (the Roy Wood/Wizzard original itself partially influenced by the Wison girls Beach Boy father Brian). The album improves from there but seldom reaches beyond the realm of well produced mall music. As is often the case with middling holiday tunes your feelling for this collection will likely be tied directly to your affection for the artists involved.

Polished pop, well performed (the harmonies are stunning, as you'd expect) but only a few tracks rise above the ordinary thanks mostly to the bland arrangements and pedestrian song selection.

My early picks for top tracks are Joy, Warm Lovin' Christmas, and Santa Claus is Coming To Town.

2.75 snow angels out 5

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