Broadway and film star Idina Menzel’s “Holiday Wishes” is a new and popular Christmas album of mainly standards
By Stephen Pate – Broadway superstar Idina Menzel’s is riding on the popularity of Disney’s Frozen with her new cd Holiday Wishes
This is an old-fashioned Christmas Holiday album done in the smooth style of Broadway and the great American Songbook. It’s nice to have Michael Bublé along for the ride on “Baby It’s Cold Outside.”
Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is a 90s Christmas standard that Idina does right along with the usual holiday standards.
“Holiday Wishes” is a timeless album done for today. Idina Menzel is a great singer with a strong, musical voice, just what you’d expect for a Broadway star.
“Holiday Wishes” is just behind Pentatonix in popularity.
On the Billboard 200, “Holiday Wishes” is # 6 of all albums all types of music. On Amazon.com “Holiday Wishes” gets 4.5 stars out of 5 and is #14 on the Top 100. On iTunes Holiday Wishes – Idina Menzel is Mastered For iTunes and a Top Pick and rising at #32.
If you’ve followed me, this is only the 2nd story about Christmas music in a planned 12 Days series. I promise to catch up soon.
Follow me on Twitter at @sdpate or on Facebook at NJN Network, OyeTimes and IMA News Buzz. NJN has a site icon or Favicon you can save to your desktop or Favorites bar to make it easy to find. You can also subscribe and automatically receive notifications of new stories by email. We do not share your email with advertisers. The subscription form is on this page in the left and right columns.