Do you like to have music playing in your home? I do sometimes; the right music creates a peaceful and serene background for whatever I'm doing
online around the house. Especially now, during the Christmas season, I love to play music whenever I'm home.
One of my favorite CDs this winter has been Il Divo's The Christmas Collection. I really like The Christmas Collection because it's a mix of very traditional Christmas music like O Come All Ye Faithful and less traditional but similarly sounding songs like Over the Rainbow. The whole CD really is beautiful.
Incidentally, Joe and Grace are dancing around the living room right now to The Christmas Collection. I'm not ballroom expert (and neither is Joe), but they're clearly having a grand old time.
I was unfamiliar with Il Divo before I received these CDs, and I have been pleasantly surprised. I mean, they're no Elmo and Patsy, Dear Reader, so you probably won't be singing along. Especially with the parts that aren't in English. Nonetheless, the music is glorious, and the CDs are lovely to listen to.
Both The Christmas Collection and The Promise (Il Divo‘s brand new CD released in November) are magnificent. Backed by rich orchestra music, the four men of Il Divo have rich and powerful voices that are a pleasant treat, especially after listening to wining teenagers all day.
To find out more about Il Divo or to order their CDs, visit Amazon.com.
Thanks to the One2One Network, I am able to offer you an Il Divo giveaway! One lucky Dear Reader will win the two CDs that I reviewed here: The Christmas Collection and The Promise.
To enter, please visit IlDivo.com and find out what cities Il Divo's 2009 tour will visit. Come back here, and leave a comment with the name and country of the city and a way for me to contact you.
For extra entries, you can add my button to your blog's sidebar and blog about this contest. If you choose one or both of these options, please leave your entries in separate comments, and also include the link to the post or to the blog where you placed my button. It must be live when I pull the winner in order to count.
I will randomly choose a winner from all of the valid entries on Friday, December 12 at 9pm. Good luck!
Update: This giveaway is closed. See the winner here.
Happily submitted to Monday's Muse at Maternal Spark – Music inspires me! What inspires you?
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