Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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The Most Beautiful Christmas Carols [Milan, 1991]
Though this European tour by the Psalette de Lorraine, a multilingual French choir so famous its name appears nowhere on the package, could be less Catholic--I miss "Adeste Fidelis" and "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear," especially with 3:28 expended on "White Christmas," where der Bingle and les Drifters still rool--it's ideal seasonal background kitsch nevertheless. Beautiful. Really. A-