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Eddie Skuller

from the Philadelphia Daily News: Eddie Skuller does sad with a capital "S." But the cabaret singer with the high tenor voice avoids a pity party, shading his songs with depth and texture. His show's called "Sad Songs to Make You Happy." Skuller's a fan of Jimmy Scott, not only because they share high voices, but also because of how the veteran singer connects with audiences and manipulates a song's tempo. On his new CD "Somebody's Fool," Skuller embraces the dark and moody but injects the tender promise of hope. Not an easy thing for most singers to pull off. from the Philadelphia Inquirer: “With his Boy George-meets-Frank Sinatra delivery, cabaret singer Eddie Skuller is somehow able to mix such standards as "You Don't Know What Love Is" and "This Bitter Earth" with Steve Earle's country lament "Goodbye" and the Smithereens' "Only a Memory," and create a cohesive exploration of the profound side of pop despair.”

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Somebody's Fool

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2007
Track listing: Don't Go To Strangers; Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child; Give Me Love; Stop; Strange Fruit; Lilac Wine; When Did You Leave Heaven; Smile; Not Dark Yet; You Don't Know What Love Is.

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Article: Album Review

Eddie Skuller: Somebody's Fool

Read "Somebody's Fool" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone


It didn't take a lot of rocket science to unravel the meaning of Somebody's Fool. The opening tracks are the Etta Jones-associated hit “Don't Go To Strangers," the traditional “Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child" and George Harrison's “Give Me Love," all done in a stripped-down ballad presentation. Eddie Skuller's voice hovers somewhere between the ...

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Live at Apologetics-Graffity Jazz

Label: Indie
Released: 0

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Live @ Perks NYC

Label: Independent
Released: 0

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Somebody's Fool (Tribute to Jimmy Scott)

Label: Breath of the Earth
Released: 0


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