Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
|Broadway Kids, Kathie Lee Gifford|
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Classical, Children's Music, Broadway & Vocalists
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Nauseous and self-indulgent
drbilly | Broken Arrow, OK USA | 12/15/2000
(1 out of 5 stars)
"Where do I start? I gave it 1 star because there wasn't a negative star rating. These are without a doubt the most self-indulgent and just downright sickening song arrangements you could possibly imagine. Don't buy this if you like any of these songs because they don't sound anything like the originals. In a sloppy and irritatingly overdone way, the Broadway Kids try to modernize these oldtime Christmas favorites and end up butchering them beyond recognition. Without a doubt the worst Christmas CD I have ever heard."
OUR KIDS LOVE IT !!
Tin Pan "Liz" | 12/15/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The very telented B'Way Bids sing with energy and enthusiasm that kids can relate to. Our three boys, now 8, 5 and 2, listen to it over and over. My 8-year-old once brought the CD into school for music share day, my 5-year-old loves the comical rendition of "12 days of Christmas" and my 2-year-old calls out requests by number (ie: "number nine" for Jingle Bells). Best non-traditional song is "Earth and Sky" with its catchy melody, soothing flute and thoughtful message. The only questionable song is the one sung by Kathy Lee Gifford. She's no Broadway Kid!"
Where did the "kids" voices go?
Tin Pan "Liz" | USA | 12/06/2005
(1 out of 5 stars)
"I'm a huge fan of Broadway Kids. Own all their CDs (except for those I reluctantly gave away to little kids in my family). Wish I'd listened to each selection first. I miss the true, unvarnished sweetness of childrens' voices--it's not on this CD. Too much hamming it up with favorite traditional songs... a No-No! Maybe 4 year olds love it but past recordings could be enjoyed by all. I couldn't wait to hear (from Home Alone), Somewhere In My Memory, by Erin and Michael. In her profile pix, Erin looks like an adult (certainly a teen...) Why is she imitating (I guess?) a 4-year-old when she sings this lovely song? So grating... I'll bet she has a lovely voice had she been able to use it. I know the kids were just taking direction, but what a shame. The Twelve Days of Christmas? I can't even listen to it... the really bad French accents? Whose bad idea was THAT? Sorry to pan the Broadway kids, whom I've loved a long time. If I'd used the "Listen" option on Amazon, I'd passed this one up.