25 days of christmix :: day 12 :: ‘o come o come emmanuel’ by sufjan stevens (via @bekahcaraway)

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Monday, December 12th, 2011

25 days of christmix :: day 12 :: ‘o come o come emmanuel’ by sufjan stevens (via @bekahcaraway)

25 days of christmix

what are the 25 days of christmix? find out here.

some of you may remember my thank god it’s mixday days when i was back at abpg. with our company collaborative mixes, i always knew i could count on advertising coordinator and general-person-with-good-music-taste bekah caraway to deliver the goods. today, she’s doing just that with her christmix contribution.

I keep a christmas mix cd in my car to get me in a jolly mood and help me avoid my usual road rage on the way to and from work. while I absolutely love “the christmas song” by nat king cole and amy grant’s “rockin’ around the christmas tree”, my christmas musical taste has always leaned toward the hymns. when I learned that sufjan stevens, one of my favorite artists, had released a christmas album back in 2006, I was more excited than a child on christmas morn. the man is a genius, even when covering christmas songs. there are 5 discs in the album, each with about 8 or 9 songs. probably my favorite is “o come o come emanuel” from the first disc. note: there are three different versions of this song on the album – another characteristic I love about sufjan. the song is beautiful and raw. great for celebrating the birth of my Savior.

if you have any problems using the audio player above, you can always download the zipped mp3.