Idina Menzel - Christmas: A Season of Love (2019)

Reason for Listening:
#123 on the Billboard 200 (Week of 20191221). Holiday album.
Last Week: 128 | Peak: 123 | Weeks on Chart: 2

Released 20191018.
18 songs. 54:59. Christmas: A Season of Love (2019)

First listen.
"Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes." ("Seasons of Love")
As a result of these lyrics I typed "365*24*60" into Google and one of the search results was about Google's conversion of year into seconds. That result also referred to WolframAlpha. However, the result is from 2010 and it seems WolframAlpha now gives the expected answer, assuming that the word "year" refers to 365 days. Furthermore, under the heading "Comparison as time:" WolframAlpha reads "= duration of a non-leap Gregorian calendar year, as alluded to in the song "Seasons of Love" from the Broadway musical Rent ( 525600 min )"
That's quite an outro ("Happy New Year") at the end of "Auld Lang Syne"

2: "Sleigh Ride"; "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"; "I Got My Love To Keep Me Warm" (ft. Billy Porter); "We Need A Little Christmas"; "O Holy Night/Ave Maria (Schubert)" (medley); "Christmas Time Is Here"; "Seasons Of Love"; "Auld Lang Syne";
1: "Christmas Just Ain't Christmas"; "We Wish You The Merriest" (ft. Josh Gad); "A Hand For Mrs. Claus" (ft. Ariana Grande); "Ocho Kandelikas"; "Caroling, Caroling";
0: "Winter Wonderland/Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"; "I'll Be Home For Christmas" (ft. Aaron Lohr); "Walker's 3rd Hanukkah"; "At This Table"; "Auld Lang Syne (Introduction)";

Overall, the album wasn't amazing, but it was surprisingly good considering the fact that I had previously only ever heard Idina Menzel's voice for the music of the Disney movie Frozen. Speaking of which, part of the surprise was that her voice sounds so different from how I perceive her voice in "Let It Go."

After listening to snippets of various songs rated a "2," I figured "Seasons of Love" was my favorite.

Overall Rating: 4.4/5
Favorite Song: "Seasons of Love"

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