November 29, 2021

SONG REVIEW 🎵📝 Maggie Garnier - It Came Upon A Midnight Clear independent new music

Maggie Garnier - It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
Christian/Gospel, Holiday
Brooklyn, United States

Overall Impression: Singer Maggie Garnier welcomes in the holiday season with her new recording It Came Upon A Midnight Clear. Opening with a gentle piano and acoustic guitar, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear instantly casts a warm, fuzzy mood. Maggie Garnier's voice floats gracefully over the accompaniment. She sings with passion and clear diction. With this recording, Garnier treats listeners to verses from It Came Upon A Midnight Clear and Away In A Manger. Blending seamlessly between the three songs, Garnier avoids the typical cheesiness of a holiday medley and instead opts for a more sophisticated performance. Overall, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear by Maggie Garnier is a welcoming song filled with gorgeous moments fit for the holiday season.

Strongest Point(s): Listeners will likely be drawn to the singing and lyrics in this tune, but a note should be given to the underlying accompaniment. The arrangement of the plucked and bowed strings works nicely and maintains continual intrigue and interest.

Target Audience Appeal: Fans of Holiday, Christian, and Gospel music will definitely enjoy Maggie Garnier's version of It Came Upon A Midnight Clear.

Artist target suggestions: Mariah Carey, Michael Buble, Bubba Chambers, The Irish Tenors, Hillsong United, MercyMe, Amy Grant, Reliant K, Fred Hammond

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About the Reviewer:
Zachary Larson is a professional touring guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. Getting his start in high school rock bands, he has since toured as a classical chamber musician, onboard luxury cruise lines, and with the Broadway musicals Finding Neverland and Escape To Margaritaville. His recorded work spans from classical works and jazzy holiday tunes, to mind-bending experimental music. His arrangements of orchestral music are published through Clear Note Publications. Classically trained, he holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Denver.