"Star of Wonder" from Tori’s seasonal record Midwinter Graces is based on the traditional 19th carol "We Three Kings" (also known as "We Three Kings of Orient Are"). While retaining a lot of the original lyrics, Tori considerably altered the meaning of the anglo-saxon text. Instead of celebrating the birth of Jesus, the Three Kings celebrate the birth –or, more accurately, rebirth – of the sun in the darkness, the ‘star of wonder’… which is a clear reference to the pagan celebration of the (...)

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