Monday, 19 November 2012

Music Review: Colbie Caillat: Christmas in the Sand



I wasn't even aware that Colbie Caillat had a Christmas album out until I stumbled upon it at my local Walmart today for ten dollars. Colbie has bubbly music that can cheer me up on a bad day, so I had to buy it.

Colbie sings several classic holiday songs, such as Sliver Bells, Santa Baby, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, and Winter Wonderland. There are duets with Brad Paisley, Gavin Degraw, Justin Young, and Jason Reeves. There are four new songs that are catchy, Christmas in the Sand, Every Day is Christmas, Mistletoe and Happy Christmas.

The problem that I have with most modern singers releasing a Christmas album is that they use classic songs that I have heard to death. Don't get me wrong, Colbie sings Silver Bells and the others well, but I would have liked to had more original music besides four songs.

Overall, I enjoyed listening to Christmas in the Sand as Colbie has a great voice.

The Tracks are:

1. Merry Christmas Baby (Feat. Brad Paisley) 3:41

2. Santa Baby - 2:57

3. Christmas in the Sand 3:48

4. Baby It's Cold Outside (Feat. Gavin Degraw)3:20

5. The Christmas Song (Feat. Justin Young) 3:18

6. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town 3:10

7. Every Day is Christmas (Feat. Jason Reeves) 4:25

8. Sliver Bells 3:43

9. Winter Wonderland - 2:50

10. Mistletoe - 3:51

11. Happy Christmas - 3:46

12. Auld Lang Syne 3:46

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