By Andrew Gans
22 Nov 2010
The recording will be released digitally on Nov. 23 by Sh-K-Boom and Ghostlight Records, with a physical street release date of Dec. 7.
Produced by Dominick Amendum with executive production by Third Coast Creative (Deborah and Monte Stavis), the CD is now available for pre-order by visiting http://sh-k-boom.com/sortalovesongs.shtml.
Among the artists who lend their vocal talents to the disc are Farah Alvin, Kate Baldwin, Stephanie J. Block, Lisa Brescia, Michael Buchanan, Scott Burkell, Danny Burstein, Liz Callaway, Jason Danieley, Matt Doyle, Lisa Howard, Brian d’Arcy James, Morgan James, Rebecca Luker, Kyle Dean Massey, Marin Mazzie, Justin Patterson and Jennifer Laura Thompson.
1. A Sorta Love Song (with Kate Baldwin)
2. I’ll Jump (with Brian d’Arcy James)
3. The Natural Order Of Things (with Matt Doyle & Morgan James)
4. Ohio, 1904 (with Liz Callaway)
5. No Words (with Danny Burstein & Rebecca Luker)
6. Invention (with Michael Buchanan)
7. Parsley (with Jennifer Laura Thompson)
8. I Really, Really Love You (Stalker) (with Scott Burkell)
9. The Ballad Of Sarsaparilla Safirovich (with Stephanie J. Block)
10. October Weekend (with Lisa Howard)
11. There Are Nights (with Marin Mazzie)
12. Set Sail (with Jason Danieley)
13. Ordinary Day (with Lisa Brescia, Farah Alvin, Kyle Dean Massey, & Justin Patterson)
Burkell (lyrics) and Loesel (music) have written a musical revue, Love Songs and Other Crap (MAC Award nomination), and two full-length musicals, Ella Minnow Pea and The Extraordinary Ordinary.