Come Darkness, Come Light: Twelve Songs of Christmas

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Come Darkness Come Light Twelve Songs of Christmas
  • CAT # 01143-1123-2

    1. Once in Royal David's City 3:21
    2. Hot Buttered Rum 3:26
    3. Still, Still, Still 3:25
    4. On a Quiet Christmas Morn 3:49
    5. Come Darkness, Come Light 3:58
    6. Christmas Time in the City 3:21
    7. Candlelight Carol 3:57
    8. The Longest Night of the Year 3:31
    9. Thanksgiving Song 2:48
    10. Bells Are Ringing 3:31
    11. Christmas Carol 5:09
    12. Children, Go Where I Send Thee 8:07

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Finally, a Christmas album worth listening to all year long. When Mary Chapin Carpenter set out to create Come Darkness, Come Light, she took a far different approach to recording a holiday album than most artists do. Rather than simply lending her voice to time-worn Christmas standards, Mary Chapin wrote her own set of heartfelt songs which explore the many meanings and emotions that Christmas evokes in each of us. These songs, mixed with a few hand-picked gems from other writers and rarely heard traditional tunes, will speak directly to the hearts of all Mary Chapin Carpenter fans. These are not merely holiday songs, they are simply great Mary Chapin Carpenter songs, both warm and intimate. And while they artfully capture the spirit of the season, this is a rare Christmas album that doesn't feel like it needs to be kept on the shelf between New Year's and Thanksgiving. With stellar support from longtime musical partners Jon Carroll (piano) and co-producer John Jennings (guitars), Mary Chapin's voice goes down as warmly as hot cider on a cold winter's night.

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