Friday, December 05, 2008

Joy to the world

With all the awfulness we have to face, who do I continue to blog about music? Well, if music doesn't make you feel better, you're probably beyond help.

The Roche sisters are an American treasure. Naive singers, yet gifted with a sense of pitch and vocal arrangement that simply cannot be taught, they make music that clears the mind, relieves the senses.

Their Christmas Album, recorded in 1990, is my absolute fav Christmas music. All the usual favorites, plus a couple of lovely originals, it makes my heart beat happily to hear such joyous interpretations of classic Christmas songs.

Here's a medley of the Roche's Christmas songs: