Pentatonix - That's Christmas to Me (2014)

Reason for Listening:
#151 on the Billboard 200 (Week of 20191221). Holiday Album
Last Week: 190 | Peak: 2 | Weeks on Chart: 51

Released 20141021.
11 songs. 32:39. That's Christmas to Me (2014)
11+5 songs. 32:39+16:01. That's Christmas to Me (Deluxe) (20151030)
11+9 songs. 32:39+30:58. That's Christmas to Me (Japan) (2015)

First listen.
The start of "Silent Night" was good (a "2" edging on "3") but the end was meh (drop to a "1").
Perhaps I'm being overly harsh in placing "Let It Go" at a "-1." My reason being, it's such a hit, that a cover needs to capture enough about the original. Here I think by nature of a cappella groups there's a lot of room to play with the song - which is good, but I didn't like the direction they took.
Another example of a beginning that was more or less traditional but sort of excessive end ("The First Noel")

Songs in bold are the bonus tracks on the deluxe edition.
4: "That's Christmas to Me";
3: "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing";
2: "Sleigh Ride"; "Winter Wonderland / Don't Worry Be Happy" (ft. Tori Kelly); "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy"; "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas";
1: "White Winter Hymnal"; "Mary, Did You Know?"; "Silent Night"; "Joy to the World"; "Mary, Did You Know?" (ft. The String Mob);
0: "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"; "The First Noel";
-1: "Let It Go"; "Just For Now";
-2: "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year";

I guess the album was somewhat hit and miss. With that being said, I previously heard some of these tracks on The Best of Pentatonix Christmas (which lends to some of the tracks hitting).

Overall Rating: 4.0/5
Favorite Song: "That's Christmas to Me"

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