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Some covers of Christmas classics hit the mark — such as Pentatonix’s take on Little Drummer Boy — and some just fail.
The video below is a good song but it misses entirely the spirit of the original, which was a hymn. If we had heard this song without the lyrics we would have felt entirely different about it. But we know this song and the story behind it. Any artist taking it on has to consider that.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day is one of those songs of Christmas with heartache and redemption as its foundation. We once posted a video about its back story. Check it out.
Then consider this otherwise lovely video by Echosmith and you’ll see what we’re talking about:Hit that Twitter icon or Facebook logo and share what you're enjoying! And get more Christmas at the Internet's longest ongoing celebration of Christmas, My Merry Christmas.com