Christmas Card

Story Behind The Song

Imagining a typical Christmas Card scene.

Song Description

The feeling of the song is to imagine walking through snow past that contented Christmas scene that is in view and longing to be inside where there is all that happiness.

Song Length 3:03 Genre Jazz - Standards, Jazz - Classic
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Peaceful, Serene Subject Peace, Snow
Similar Artists Sarah Vaughn Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

CHRISTMAS CARD

(verse)
Clouds deep with snow - lit up from
below,
Hurriedly tumbling past - It's Christmas!
Snowflakes falling fast suddenly frozen on the glass,
Slowing down to see inside:

(chorus)
And finding peace and love to comfort
your heart with contentment.
Let there be hope for all mankind.
And finding GLADNESS,PEACE AND JOY,
Let there be love - It's Christmas
time.

(verse)
Snow silences the earth;
Heaven reveals the blessed birth,
angels shout with joy - It's
Christmas!
That blessed day has come, promising
each and everyone,
Words we hold inside:

(chorus 2)
Let there be peace on earth.
Let there be joy and contentment.
Let there be hope for all mankind.
Let there be GLADNESS,PEACE AND JOY,
Let there be love, love, love - It's Christmas time.

(outtro)
Let there be love.
Let there be peace.
Let there be hope.
Let there be joy.
Let there be peace.
Let there be peace.
Let there be peace.
It's Christmas time.

Right away I thought it was a Christmas song then boom!! it is! fantastic coincidence or serendipitous? Very good arrangement, love the stops, accents and ensemble figures. Even the breakdown (2:10ish) kind of 'stop time' is killin it!! And this is all programmed?? Are you kidding me??? All the sections are great, very supportive. You have a magical gift for hearing lines and sections on ALL instruments... sounds like a bunch of different players

Nothing better than a great Christmas song, especially done in the so well in the style of the old standards! Awesome lyrics, great vocal delivery backed up by terrific instrumentation! A job very well done.

Lyrics M. Caroll Shaw Music M. Caroll Shaw
Producer Joe Milton Performance Cathey Sparks
This track is on 1 Broadjam Top 10 Lists
Top 10 List Rank
Jazz - Standards #8
This track is on 1 Member Playlists
Playlist Creator Playlist Name Date Added
Ionut Mirel Udrea My Top Songs 5/24/2019

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