Holiday Wishes by Idina Menzel #o2o


This is probably going to turn into 2 reviews, one from the kids and one from myself. 

Seriously, if you have Frozen fans in your life then this is a perfect addition to a great music collection. I love that Idina went from a well loved, very well known song, to a Christmas album. It gives me a great opportunity to share that with my kids and they know her from Let It Go.  When I got the album I started listening to it. Mid afternoon, my kids are homeschooled so they were home...coloring, cleaning, crafting, whatever. They were all singing. As Do You Hear What I Hear came on, my oldest (13) was playing XBox and he said Oh I know that song and actually sang along. All the rest of the kids would sing the songs they knew and I could hear them throughout the house. I love that they actually were involved so much with the music in their everyday activities. I also love that she added in another well known song, When You Wish Upon A Star. I can keep this song going all year and the girls can sing over and over!

As far as my take on the album. I love it. I will be playing this throughout the season and for many more years. It has a classic sound and the songs she chose really are the best, they are mostly well known, which doesn't always happen on albums. Most of the time there are 2 or 3, 4 if you are lucky, even on a Christmas album, that you like and the rest you just skip on through.  I really liked Baby, Its Cold Outside which is a duet with Michael Bublé . It really sounds like they worked well together and are truly having a good time. The song is such a fun song. I saw the video recently and it is adorable....seriously, go check it outHave Yourself a Merry Little Christmas is one of those songs that I hear and instantly think of friends and family I have lost. There are some versions of the song that I love and others, not so much. There are certain parts in the song that I hear sung a certain way, in the versions I love, and I will admit I love the version on this album! The song in general is probably my favorite holiday song.  


I would have to say that Holiday Wishes is a great holiday album. The whole thing is full of great lyrics and the voice does so much for even the simplest songs.
Let me know if you have the album already? Or have heard it? 

 Make sure to pick up a copy for yourself and this would be a really good gift for any holiday lovers and Frozen fans! 
You can order Holiday Wishes on Itunes and on Amazon
 An exclusive Target edition of Holiday Wishes features two bonus tracks, including “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!”

Here is a sneak preview!


Idina’s career has traversed stage, film, television, and music. She was most recently heard as Elsa in Disney’s global box-office smash Frozen, in which she sings the film’s Oscar-winning song “Let It Go.” After her performance of the multi-platinum song at the 86th annual Academy Awards, she made history as the first person with both a Billboard Top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting.
Keep up with Idina Menzel on her website, Facebook, and Twitter.  Also on Youtube for more great music!

Holiday Wishes, a Christmas album recorded by Tony Award-winning singer/actor Idina Menzel, is out now on Warner Bros. Records.
The album was produced by Grammy Award-winner Walter Afanasieff (Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey) and features such classic favorites as “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,” as well as Joni Mitchell’s Christmas-themed “River,” one of Menzel’s favorites.

Holiday Wishes Track Listing
Do You Hear What I Hear?
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
Baby It's Cold Outside
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
All I Want For Christmas Is You
What Are You Doing On New Year's Eve?
December Prayer
When You Wish Upon A Star
Silent Night
River
Holly Jolly Christmas
White Christmas
TARGET exclusive tracks:
Mothers Spiritual
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!



Disclosure: I received this a copy of this album from One2One Network. However, any opinions and thoughts are honest and my own. This post does contain affiliate links, which means that I may receive a commission if you click a link and make an actual purchase. 

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16 comments

  1. She has such a gorgeous voice!

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  2. I am obsessed with her! Such a beautiful voice!

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  3. I will definately listen to it. thanks for sharing!

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  4. Idina is the hottest voice it seems lately

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  5. She has such a pretty voice and we love Christmas music in our house.

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  6. Her voice is incredible. She is a fantastic artist! Lovely.

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  7. Beautiful music and voice of course. I don't have this album yet, but I'd love to.

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  8. Amazing voice, seems like great music for this time of the year!

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  9. This is my first time hearing about this album. It sounds like it has some good music on it.

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  10. we have it and love it; hubby actually bought it for me and the kids :-)

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  11. I fell in love with Idina Menzel when she starred in Frozen. Before that I had never heard of her. Thank goodness I have kids, LOL.

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  12. what a lovely voice! she looks amazing too :)

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  13. What a beautiful CD! I love Idina Menzel's voice, it's just amazing!

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  14. I love her voice. I'll check her album out! www.gregdemcydias.com

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  15. She has an amazing voice and I'd definitely check out her holiday album. I love her music.

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