Cover image for Holiday wishes
Title:
Holiday wishes
Author:
Menzel, Idina.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Records, [2014]

℗2014
Physical Description:
1 audio disc : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Title from disc label.

Compact disc.

Full credits on container insert.
Language:
English
Contents:
Do you hear what I hear -- Christmas song -- Baby it's cold outside Have yourself a merry little Christmas -- All I want for Christmas is you -- What are you doing New Year's Eve? -- December prayer -- When you wish upon a star -- Silent night -- River -- Holly jolly Christmas -- White Christmas.
Added Author:
UPC:
093624935452
Format :
Music CD

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Central Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Central Library
Searching...
Audubon Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Open Shelf
Searching...
Boston Free Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Holiday
Searching...
Clarence Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Branch Audiobook CD
Searching...
East Aurora Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Audio Visual
Searching...
Grand Island Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Branch Audiobook CD
Searching...
Anna M. Reinstein Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc New Materials
Searching...
Julia Boyer Reinstein Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Holiday
Searching...
City of Tonawanda Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Holiday
Searching...
Williamsville Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Open Shelf
Searching...
Orchard Park Library HOLIDAY .M551 H Compact Disc Audio Visual
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

Frozen opened the doors for Holiday Wishes, a seasonal album from Broadway superstar Idina Menzel. Without the 2013 Disney blockbuster, Menzel may have cut a Christmas record, but certainly Frozen's success meant that Holiday Wishes arrived to the biggest potential audience she'd ever have, so it's not a surprise the record plays it safe. Save for the presence of Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You," which is now the closest thing to a new holiday standard, and perhaps the shoehorning of "When You Wish Upon a Star" into the Christmas theme, there are no surprises here, not in the choice of songs, not in the old-fashioned arrangements, not even in the choice of Michael Bublé as the duet partner for a de rigueur "Baby It's Cold Outside." Unsurprising though it may be, Holiday Wishes nevertheless is satisfying because producer Walter Afanasieff commits to his Christmas classicism, as does Menzel. Everything here sparkles with the gleam of freshly fallen snow: it's big, bright, and so stubbornly out of fashion that it'd never go out of style. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine


Google Preview