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Music Review: 'Christmas E.P.'

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Christmas E.P.

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Mary Margaret O'Hara
Producers:
Koch Records
genre:
Holiday

We gave it an A-

Canadian singer-songwriter Mary Margaret O’Hara has been mostly silent since 1988’s stunning Miss America, and the four-song collection Christmas E.P. is a reminder of how much she’s been missed. Her take on Elvis’ ”Blue Christmas” sounds like Edith Piaf gone Hawaiian, and a cover of Frank Loesser’s ”What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” is more seductive than mistletoe. O’Hara is an astonishing singer who could make any day a holiday. A-