Sings Christmas Carols

Mark Kozelek - Sings Christmas Carols
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Based on 6 reviews
2014 Ratings: #439 / 845
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Based on 7 ratings
November 4, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Caldo Verde / Label
Christmas / Genres
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It's good for what it is
Mark Kozelek puts together some beautiful moments on this album but ultimately, as an album it's a total slog. Some of the fingerpicking sounds lovely with Mark's haunting vocals but he doesn't really bring anything new to these songs. But at least when corporate pop megastars needlessly and lazily reimagine christmas songs, they make it fun. Sings Christmas Carols is so fucking boring! I think Mark Kozelek's greatest quality as a musician is his rambly songwriting and he's stripped that away ... read more
What a bad move for one of my favorite musicians. Christmas albums are played out, uninspired concepts and this is no exception. Nothing touches Sufjan's Xmas albums, and there is certainly no need to try. Take note of that future musicians who want to drop holiday cash-cows.
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Track List

  1. Christmas Time Is Here
  2. Do You Hear What I Hear
  3. 2,000 Miles
  4. O Come All Ye Faithful
  5. O Christmas Tree
  6. Away in a Manger
  7. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  8. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  9. Silent Night
  10. The First Noel
  11. I Believe in Father Christmas
  12. Hark the Herald Angels Sing
  13. What Child Is This
  14. The Christmas Song
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