Monday, July 25, 2011

Musical Mondays: Christmas in July!

Image courtesy of mterraza
I love Christmas music.

I'm one of those weird people who gets so excited when a certain local radio station starts playing Christmas music around or before Halloween.

I wish I could pick one favorite Christmas song. We had this discussion with some friends last December. I really cannot choose just one. It really depends on the genre we're talking about.

There are certain carols I love (Silent Night, O Come O Come Emmanuel).

More modern holiday songs (White Christmas, It's Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas).

Fun Christmas songs (All I Want for Christmas is You, I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas)

Other modern Christian Christmas songs (Here With Us, Breath of Heaven).

And even songs [traditionally] without words (Carol of the Bells, Coventry Carol).

Oh and the one we kind of made up in our praise band a couple years ago, taking the words of It Came Upon a Midnight Clear and putting it to the music of Fernando Ortega's Our Great God...

What about you? Are you able to narrow down your list of favorite Christmas songs to just one or two?

2 comments:

Our Homeschool Reviews said...

I love Christmas music too (but usually ready for it to end on the radio station by the New Year...lol) My favorite has always been the Little Drummer Boy. Thanks for linking up to the NOBH. :)

Bibbity Bobbity Boo said...

I love Carol of the Bells. :)

I prefer Christmassy songs to be on later...hearing them in August is a bit...lol

I think it stresses me out hearing them sometimes as it is like...OH GOSH must do this must do that!! Until I make a vain effort to remember what Christmas is meant to be about. I bought a navity scene as a reminder last year! I really did help! lol

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