“Christmas Is The Right Time For Us” by Alison Wahl and Brian Berggoetz is a captivating exploration of love and reflection set against the backdrop of the holiday season. The song, delivered in a delightful duet style, weaves a narrative that is both somber and heartwarming, offering a refreshing take on Christmas music.
What sets this track apart is its ability to capture the essence of mature love. Alison Wahl’s classical influences, evident in her background as a touring classical vocalist, blend seamlessly with Brian Berggoetz’s contemporary inspirations, creating a musical tapestry that is both sophisticated and emotionally resonant. The lush arrangement, featuring keys, strings, and acoustic guitar, contributes to the cozy and melodic atmosphere of the song. The lyrics tell the story of a couple deeply in love during the Christmas season, prompting reflection on why such profound emotions are often reserved for this time of year. The adult tone of the song introduces a unique perspective to the holiday music genre, offering a more nuanced and relatable narrative.
Recorded in Tucson, AZ, at A Writers’ Room studio, the song benefits from the collaborative efforts of Duncan Stitt, the producer and keyboard player, and Frank Filipo, who adds his skillful touch on lead guitar. The synergy among the artists results in a track that is not only musically rich but also emotionally evocative. Amidst the festive cheer of Christmas songs, “Christmas Is The Right Time For Us” stands out as a thoughtful and introspective piece. The artists’ ability to infuse the song with sincerity and depth, coupled with their individual musical journeys, contributes to a composition that transcends the typical holiday fare. As Alison and Brian pose the question, “Why don’t we live every day like this?” the song becomes an invitation to cherish the warmth, love, and introspection it offers, not just during the holiday season but throughout the entire year.