Jo Dee Messina

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Jo Dee Messina A Joyful Noise (Curb)

One of contemporary country's bright new stars, Jo Dee Messina has a distinctive voice that gives her songs an attractive edge. A Joyful Noise ditches the singer's country trappings for a style that's classically pop. Fans of Shawn Colvin will find a lot to like, as Messina's Christmas tunes have a similar childlike quality. All the standards are here, done better than most.

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