Sing! An Irish Christmas – Keith & Kristyn Getty (CD)
The carols of the church are some of the greatest pieces of art passed on from generation to generation, and a most excellent way of singing the Christmas story year after year. Sing! An Irish Christmas Live at the Grand Ole Opry House is a collection of the best loved carols, ancient and modern, joining together the sounds of new and old - world folk music with the Getty s band of top Irish and American musicians, delivering an energetic and festive collection of Christmas hymns. Featur ing guest artists such as Matt Boswell, Pedro Eustache, Ellie Holcomb, Phil Keaggy, Matt Papa and others, this brand new album from Keith & Kristyn Getty unties tradition and innovation into a vibrant celebration of the Christmas season!
Keith and Kristyn Getty are renowned modern hymn writers from Northern Ireland. One of Keith s most popular compositions, In Christ Alone, (co-written with Stuart Townend) is the #1 most-sung hymn in the UK since 2006 (CCLI) Songs from the Getty catalogue are sung by an estimated 100 million people annually in churches around the world. The duo has released multiple albums and performed at notable venues as diverse as London s Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Grand Ole Opry. The Gettys met in Belfast, Northern Ireland when they began song writing together. They were married in 2004, and two years later, they recorded their first project as a couple in the United Kingdom and Nashville, TN. In 2006, they made the journey overseas to America and lived in Ohio for three years as they began their professional career. They moved to Nashville in 2010.