Hark! The Herald Angels Sing – My 25 Favorite Christmas Songs (Dec 18)

This song has been a favorite of mine since I was young. I couldn’t tell you why, but it has.

This is also one of those songs that I can say is a favorite, but I wouldn’t necessarily be able to point out a favorite version of it, because it has to be done right.

Organs are good. Orchestra is good. And good vocals are vital.

I must have listened to 20 different versions of Hark! The Herald Angels Sing before settling on this one for this post – it had that sense of majesty to it that this song demands.

(It has absolutely nothing to do with my deep, abiding love for Downton Abbey. Absolutely nothing. :P)

So, enjoy!

But to you who fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in its wings.

Malachi 4:2a WEB

Do you have a Christmas song that you prefer when it is performed/recorded a certain way?


What do you think?

About Rebekah

Rebekah Loper writes character-driven epic fantasy featuring resilient women in trying and impossible circumstances who just want to save themselves but usually end up saving the world, often while falling in love.
She lives in Tulsa, OK with her husband, dog, two formerly feral cats, a small flock of feathered dragons (...chickens. They're chickens), and an extensive tea collection. When she's not writing, she battles the Oklahoma elements in an effort to create a productive, permaculture urban homestead.