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tidings n : new information about specific and timely events; "they awaited news of the outcome" [syn: news, intelligence, word]

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tidings
  1. Plural of tiding

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Tidings is the third studio album by Allison Crowe, released in 2003 (see 2003 in music) in EP form and expanded to full album length in 2004 (see 2004 in music). Recorded live-off-the-floor, it is primarily an album of traditional songs of the season and Christmas carols alongside cover versions of some of Crowe's favourite songs of spirituality and redemption. This collection includes several songs by fellow Canadian songwriters, along with international writers. A DVD version of this album includes one original song written by Crowe, "Whether I'm Wrong".
Tidings is also the subtitle of a one-hour television special, featuring Allison Crowe in performance and interview, that has been broadcast across Canada each December since 2003.

Track listing

  1. "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear" (Words - Edmund H. Sears, Music - Richard Storrs Willis; Traditional ~ Arranged by A. Crowe) – 0:41
  2. River” (Joni Mitchell) – 4:11
  3. "Hallelujah" (Leonard Cohen) – 4:33
  4. "Silent Night" (Franz Gruber, Joseph Mohr ~ English translation by John Freeman Young. Arranged by A. Crowe) – 4:02
  5. "In the Bleak Midwinter" (Words - Christina Rossetti, Music - Gustav Holst ~ Arranged by A. Crowe) – 5:31
  6. "What Child Is This" (Words - William C. Dix, Music - Greensleeves, Music Origin Unknown; Traditional ~ Arranged by A. Crowe) – 4:04
  7. "Let It Be" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 3:07
  8. "The First Noel" (Origin Unknown; Traditional ~ Arranged by A. Crowe) – 5:33
  9. "In My Life" (Lennon, McCartney) – 3:02
  10. "O Holy Night" (Placide Clappeau, Adolphe Adam ~ English translation by John Sullivan Dwight. Arranged by A. Crowe) – 4:16
  11. "Shine a Light" (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 3:51
  12. "Angel" (Sarah McLachlan) – 5:26

Personnel

Production

  • Producer: Larry Anschell
  • Engineer: Larry Anschell, Stacy Burke
  • Cover photos: Billie Woods
  • Art Direction: Alix Whitmire

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advice, broadcast journalism, information, intelligence, journalism, news, news agency, news medium, news service, newsiness, newsletter, newsmagazine, newspaper, newsworthiness, press association, radio, reportage, telegraph agency, television, the fourth estate, the press, wire service, word
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