Amy Grant “Tennessee Christmas” CD Review #TennesseeChristmas #flyby

By Ruth on December 4, 2016 in Christmas, Holidays, Music, review
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I am a child of the 1980’s, and while I may have ignored the vast majority of the music from this era, one artist that always captured my attention was Amy Grant. She made gospel music cool, and even as her career progressed, I never forgot some of her early works. And Amy Grant Christmas music was always some of the best out there!

I had the wonderful opportunity to review Amy Grant’s newest Christmas album Tennessee Christmas. Rather than being a rehash of her older works, this is a new, intimate look at a family Christmas with Amy Grant. She sings songs that are special to her for a variety of reasons, and she has even invited her husband, Vince Gill, and her children to sing with her. I found the album enchanting and refreshing in a world of over-produced, upbeat Christmas music that we often hear today.

In this album, Amy reminds us of why the holidays are so special. Of corse, as Christians, we celebrate the birth of Christ, but let’s be honest. It’s so much more than that. It’s special memories, traditions, and the family being together. Maybe she could have included more sacred music on the album, but that was not her premise. Her music embodies the spirit of family at Christmas time, and for a moment, we get a brief glimpse into her family celebration.

Track List

1
Tennessee Christmas

2
To Be Together

3
Christmas For You and Me

4
Melancholy Christmas

5
December

6
White Christmas

7
Joy To the World

8
I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm

9
Baby, It’s Cold Outside (feat. Vince Gill)

10
Christmas Don’t Be Late

11
Still Can’t Sleep

12
Another Merry Christmas

13
O Come, All Ye Faithful

So if you are having an intimate Christmas gathering, a romantic evening with that special person, or you need a bit of a spark to get you in the Christmas spirit, Amy Grant has given us yet another sweet CD to inspire and enjoy. She has not lost that beauty and warmth of her sound in all these years. It is truly a Yuletide treat.

Fans, if you are interested, you are invited to upload any videos you may have of you surprising loved ones for the holidays to social media.

Be sure to post these to socials using the hashtag #TNChristmasSurprise!

 

Those chosen will be part of a compilation video that Amy herself will share on her large social media outlets!

If you are interested in purchasing this CD for your enjoyment, be sure to check it out here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/tennessee-christmas/id1160552757?app=itunes

I was sent a copy for review directly from the company in exchange for my honest review. I was not financially compensated, and all opinions are 100 percent mine.

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42-year-old single mother of an active 13-year-old girl Born in Tacoma, WA; lives in Yelm, WA Entertainment Writer Available For Interviews and Reviews Substitute Teacher

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