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Wilson Phillips - Wilson Phillips burst upon the music scene in 1990 with their self-titled debut album. Not only did it reach number two on the United States album charts, it also produced five top twelve singles, three of which reached number one.

They certainly had the right pedigree for stardom. Carnie and Wendy Wilson are the daughters of Brian Wilson and Chyna is the daughter of Michelle and John Phillips.

Wilson Phillips has split and reunited a couple of times and have not been prolific in the studio. Their latest release is only their fourth studio album as a trio in the last twenty years.

Wendy and Carnie Wilson released their own holiday album in 1993. Now the three members of Wilson Phillips have entered the studio together and produced a new Christmas album.

Christmas In Harmony is a Christmas release that works. They combine several original compositions, with a group of lighter secular tunes, and a few traditional hymns to create a nice mix. Their famous harmonies are still present to provide the foundation for their music. They wisely brought back producer Glen Ballad, who had worked with them during their most popular period.

“Santa Claus Is Coming To Town”and “Sleigh Ride” are reminiscent of the best of the sixties girls groups. They even manage to pull off the over recorded “Little Drummer Boy” and “Silent Night.”

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