In The Bleak Midwinter - Annie Lennox - A Christmas Cornucopia (CD, Album)

Jake Hynes - Love is Blinding. Gabriel Nait new single "Need". Album) new single "Always Rise". Log in Register. Follow pressparty. Annie Lennox doesn't fit this mold remotely. She considered a Christmas Cornucopia with all the intuitive care and devotion her other studio albums reflect.

Lennox spent much of her youth singing in choirs, and that is reflected in both the song selection all but one of these she sang as a child in choir and arrangements. Working once more with producer Mike Stevens who also helmed the sessions for her last offering, 's Songs of Mass DestructionLennox recorded many of the choral vocals herself by overdubbing.

The pair did employ a piece orchestra; they also recorded the African Children's Choir who are prominently featured throughout, especially on "The Holly and the Ivy" and the French carol "Il Est de le Divin Enfant. It's a fantastic track, though it does engender a minor complaint: why on earth would a vocalist of Lennox 's caliber use Auto-Tune even momentarily? Other standouts here include the majestic "The Holly and the Ivy," the sparse instrumentation on "In the Bleak Midwinter," and the the dramatic darkness in the obscure carol "Lullay Lullay" that In The Bleak Midwinter - Annie Lennox - A Christmas Cornucopia (CD the Christian story of King Herod's infanticide in trying to eliminate the threat posed by the Christ child.

The lone original here, "Universal Child," is the lead single proceeds are being donated to the Annie Lennox Foundation ; it's a beautifully written and arranged pop song, delivered soulfully and enigmatically; it is worth the price of the album itself. A Christmas Cornucopia is a real contender for best Christmas album of FLAC Universal Child feat.

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