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Madeleine Peyroux

Madeleine Peyroux - Words and Music - 2013

by Rita Houston

With her new album The Blue Room, Madeleine Peyroux continues to show little fear of tackling great works. The Blue Room is inspired by the Ray Charles album, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, and it mixes songs that Ray chose with some contemporary classics from Randy Newman, Warren Zevon and more. Check out the live performances - strings and all - from Madeleine's latest visit to Studio A.

WFUV Pop Quiz: Madeleine Peyroux

by Laura Fedele

Chanteuse and songwriter Madeleine Peyroux joins host John Platt in Studio A and speaks about her love of poetry and her secret talent for portraiture.
Aside from gear, your instruments or your band, I don't go on the road without...
I don't go on the road without a book of poetry. I've been carrying Lorca and another Spanish poet whose name I just forgot.
What song do you wish you had written and why?

Madeleine Peyroux - Words and Music - 2009

by John Platt
Moving past the inevitable and unending Billie Holiday comparisons, Madeleine Peyroux continues growing into her own as a singer. On her new album 'Bare Bones' she also let's us hear her songwriting voice, and Madeleine performed a few of the results with her band at 'FUV during an interview with host John Platt. [6/12/09]