If I’m counting right, this is Michael W. Smith’s fourth Christmas record and I really believe it’s the best. Because it has so many guest stars, you might think it’s a duets record and because they are mostly from the country genre, you might think it would be a bit twangy. But it’s neither. It’s a classical sounding—sometimes with big band sound—Christmas record that begins with familiar carols and ends with some traditional and original sacred offerings. My review will run in the October Charisma magazine so check that out when you can.
In the meantime, here’s a video behind-the-scenes: