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“Sunday Morning Murder Songs It’s been a common practice of late for singer-songwriters to give voice to all their musical personalities on one recording. Whether paying homage to their heroes, attempting to be eclectic or expressing the full scope of their talent, this approach runs the risk of leaving artists without a solid identity, and listeners scratching their heads. On Sunday Morning Murder Songs, Aaron Orbit unabashedly offers a patchwork of inspirations — ’80s-era Michael Jackson, early Elton John, Bowie, Elliot Smith, (Pink Floyd?) held together by a thread of musical theater waxed with cynical humor — and somehow it all works. As a songwriter, Orbit is the perfect ratio of John to Paul. His range and energy as a vocalist bring to mind a seasoned stage performer, and I can’t help but wonder if he doesn’t really belong on Broadway. Though not outshone by the high gloss production on some of the songs, Orbit is at his best when the accompaniment is sparse and the e”

“Sunday Morning Murder Songs It’s been a common practice of late for singer-songwriters to give voice to all their musical personalities on one recording. Whether paying homage to their heroes, attempting to be eclectic or expressing the full scope of their talent, this approach runs the risk of leaving artists without a solid identity, and listeners scratching their heads. On Sunday Morning Murder Songs, Aaron Orbit unabashedly offers a patchwork of inspirations — ’80s-era Michael Jackson, early Elton John, Bowie, Elliot Smith, (Pink Floyd?) held together by a thread of musical theater waxed with cynical humor — and somehow it all works. As a songwriter, Orbit is the perfect ratio of John to Paul. His range and energy as a vocalist bring to mind a seasoned stage performer, and I can’t help but wonder if he doesn’t really belong on Broadway. Though not outshone by the high gloss production on some of the songs, Orbit is at his best when the accompaniment is sparse and the e”

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