The New Sound of Christmas

Ahh… It’s Christmas Time Again. We celebrate the birth of our Lord and saviour with joy, gifts, family, friends… and music. What we are hearing is a new sound in Gospel from Africa, the Caribbean the States, and the United Kingdom. Oh yes… Christmas Music has taken a new turn that incorporates musical styles from all over the world. Here are just a few examples:

G.L.O (God’sLove Only)–“At His Feet” G.L.O(God’s Love Only)is no stranger to London having toured London and been a presenter on UGN Radio. Her amazing Christmas song ‘At His Feet’ is making waves in the USA.

RENWICKDUESBURY–“Follow That Star” Renwick was born in Dagenham, East London, raised in Guyana, now a USA Citizen, Renwick has incorporated elements of each culture into his music ministry with this amazing song for the season.

MR. C.H.U.R.C.H.–“Reason Why” Mr. C.H.U.R.C.H. is a Minister of the Good news of Jesus Christ. God has blessed him with the opportunity to minister to His children through music. A brilliant lyricist, Mr. C.H.U.R.C.H’s “Reason Why” has a rolling rhythm infused with a ‘must listen’ lyrical story of Christ.

LISA BELLAMY FLUKER–“Do you Hear What I Hear” Lisa Bellamy is an amazing Psalmistfrom the USAthathas created a fresh new sound of the Traditional Christmas Classic‘Do YouHear What I Hear.’With the accompaniment of her husband William Fluker, it is a wonderful blend of contemporary R&B and Jazz rhythms. It embraces the traditional message of the song but presents in a contemporary format. Lisa says she hopes that this rendition will lift the spirits and hopes of listeners this holiday season.

Written By: Milton B. Allen

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