PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Murder For Two Songwriters Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair Pick Songs About "Murder and Mayhem"
15 Jan 2014
"Murder in Mairyland Park" (Stina Nordenstam). With her unique voice and knack for cueing into the underlying (sometimes devious) longing in everyday exchanges, Stina Nordernstam is one of the best singer-songwriters of the last 25 years. Knowing her work feels like being privy to a whole secret world, and this mysterious, haunting song encapsulates that beautifully.
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.