Building upon its ten original tracks with Todd Smith, Nicol Sponberg and Allan Hall, Selah’s Rose Of Bethlehem: Deluxe Edition (buy) adds five new tunes with Amy Perry (who stepped in for Sponberg 11 years ago), plus 2006’s Plumb duet “Mary Sweet Mary.” Those who already own the original album are probably best off downloading the added tracks, though anyone discovering these selections for the first time will surely delight in the vocal purity and inspirational arrangements throughout the title track, “Silent Night,” “Light Of The Stable” and “Once Upon A Christmas” (which includes country great Dolly Parton). In terms of the add-ons, a rhythmic rendition of “Little Drummer Boy” and an eclectic medley of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen/We Three Kings” (with the Annie Moses Band) only add appeal to this already charming Christmas collection.
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