There are many beautiful Christmas songs about angels that have been very popular over the years and are still favorites for many people each year. Music brings pleasure and peace to the soul, and Christmas songs are a way for people to share and spread this joy during a special time of year. Here are a few favorite tunes about angels.
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
This is a well-known song that was written by Charles Wesley in the year 1739. It has been recorded and adapted by many music artists over the years from every type of music and is thought to be one of the most popular Christmas songs of our time.
Angels We Have Heard On High
This is another song that has been a very popular Christmas carol over the years. The words to the song are based on a traditional French carol known as Les Anges dans nos campagnes (literally, “Angels in our countryside”) composed by an unknown author in Languedoc, France.
Angels from the Realms of Glory
This song might not be as familiar to some people as the first two, although it also has a long history. It was written by Scottish poet James Montgomery in the 1800s and was first printed on Christmas Eve 1816. It became a popular church song almost 10 years later after being reprinted in “The Christian Psalmist.” The song mentions the heavenly host in the Bible that appeared above the Bethlehem sky at the time Jesus Christ was born during the first Christmas, that was praising God and talking about the Glory to God in the highest heaven.
These are some of the most-listened-to songs of the Christmas holiday. People love angel songs because they are so lovely to hear and make everyone feel so much joy this time of the year. There are many more favorite Christmas songs referring to angels and other types of Christmas songs that bring so much pleasure to everyone each passing year.