As I mentioned last year, my tolerance for “Classic” Christmas music is a bit low. But I still appreciate music that draws out the spirit of the season without depressing me (looking at you, Bing) or sending me into diabetic shock. So I compiled a list of some stuff that gets me into the holiday mood without invoking any Christmas music fatigue. You can find that here:
And, in that same vein, Over the Rhine has just released their Christmas album, “Snow Angel.” You can download it for free (legitimately!) here:
I’ve only gotten one good listen in so I don’t have anything intelligent to say about it yet. But they’re magnificent artists, so I don’t expect I’ll be disappointed! And it’s free, so no risk right?