Sound Files

These CDs are available by credit card at or by check or money order directly from the Chromatics.

Wassailicious (2010)

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We like to describe Wassailicious as "an unfiltered piquant melange of full-bodied holiday neo-classics. Pairs well with squid-ink fettuccine and mince pie."

Committed (2007)

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Committed has been described by the Recorded A cappella Review Board as "the most creative and interesting a cappella album", "an existential album", and "oddly pleasing". We're pleased to be odd. Read the reviews.

Nominated for a WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Association award) for best a cappella recording.

Mixed Messages (2003)

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    Love Shack
    Wheel of Time
    Star of Wonder
    The Day After Christmas (MP3)
    The Lion Sleeps Tonight
    Dance of the Planets
    A Little Bit of Rock
    Buns and Muffins
    Mamma Mia
    The Water is Wide

Primarily A Cappella review says: "The talented Chromatics are always entertaining, either touching us, teaching us or making us laugh."

Nominated for a WAMMIE (Washington Area Music Association award) for best a cappella recording.

AstroCappella 2.0 (2001)

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Sky & Telescope magazine says: "An astronomy class set to music."

The Baltimore Sun writes: "Ear-catching music with an educational twist."

Astronomy Today says: "Lively, entertaining, and educational"

Nominated for a Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award (best children's song: "Little Bit of Rock"), and two Washington Area Music Awards (WAMMIES) for best CD, and best children's recording.

Visit the AstroCappella web site for more info!

Unwrapped (2000)

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    Angels We Have Heard on High
    White Christmas
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
    Sing wth Gladness
    I'll Be Home for Christmas
    Riu Riu Chiu
    Frosty/Santa Medley
    Winter Madrigal
    Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow
    A Merry Christmas
    Glory Hallelu
    The One Horse Open Sleigh (MP3)
    Silent Night

Nominated for two Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards

Primarily A Cappella review: "a bright, fresh Christmas CD, featuring standard carols and pop tunes, strikingly arranged"

Mainely A Cappella writes: "With a mixture of traditional holiday tunes done in their own wonderful style the Chromatics have produced a wonderful seasonal CD. The playfulness of the season shines through.... All in all, just like a holiday cookie platter - a little bit of something for everyone!"

AstroCappella (1998)

This was a 6-song EP of astronomy songs recorded under a NASA grant - out of stock - all songs are also on AstroCappella 2.0.

First Light (1998)

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    Chromatic Organum (MP3)
    Sychronicity 1
    Web Goddess (MP3)
    As I Lay Me Down
    I'm Too Sexy
    Fast Food
    Always Something There to Remind Me
    American Tune
    Buns & Muffins

Mainely A Cappella review: "Laughs, strong arrangements, original tunes - it's all here on this debut"

The Contemporary A Cappella News says this about "Chromatic Organum": "great Gregorian Chant ripoff... authentic-sounding harmonies"