Madeleine Peyroux

Madeleine Peyroux

jazz, female vocalists, blues, vocal jazz, singer-songwriter

Madeleine Peyroux is a jazz singer who was born in 1974 in Athens, Georgia, USA, and raised in New York City and Paris, France. She is noted for her vocal style, which is highly reminiscent of Billie Holiday. Madeleine also has qualities similar to Ella Fitzgerald. Though Peyroux may remind some listeners of Holiday, there are differences, and she has her own sense of phrasing and interpretation. Peyroux started singing at the age of fifteen, when she discovered street musicians in the Latin Quarter in Paris.

The Blue Room [2013]
  • 1. Take These Chains (3:13)
  • 2. Bye Bye Love (3:25)
  • 3. Changing All Those Changes (3:09)
  • 4. Born To Lose (4:28)
  • 5. Guilty (3:55)
  • 6. Bird On The Wire (5:36)
  • 7. I Can't Stop Loving You (4:18)
  • 8. Gentle On My Mind (6:42)
  • 9. You Don't Know Me (3:59)
  • 10. Desperadoes Under The Eaves (4:19)

Celebrated and Award-winning jazz singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Madeleine Peyroux gears up to release her inspired new album. The album is a return to what she is known best for reinterpreting songs with an emotion and depth that cant help but touch the soul. THE BLUE ROOM features Madeleine reinterpreting songs from Ray Charles seminal album MODERN SOUNDS IN COUNTRY & WESTERN MUSIC, as well as others from legendary artists such as Randy Newman and Leonard Cohen Read more on Last.fm.