Madeleine Peyroux’ ‘Bare Bones’ is her fifth studio album released on March 10, 2009 by Rounder.
Track Listing : 1.Instead (Julian Coryell, Madeleine Peyroux) – 05:13 . 2.Bare Bones (Walter Becker, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) – 03:26 . 3.Damn The Circumstances (David Batteau, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) – 04:37 . 4.River Of Tears (Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) – 05:21 . 5.You Can’T Do Me (Walter Becker, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) – 05:04 . 6.Love And Treachery (Joe Henry, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) – 04:20 . 7.Our Lady Of Pigalle (David Batteau, Larry Klein, Madeleine Peyroux) – 05:28 . 8.Homeless Happiness (Julian Coryell, Madeleine Peyroux) – 03:59 . 9.To Love You All Over Again (David Batteau, Madeleine Peyroux) – 03:59 . 10.I Must Be Saved (Madeleine Peyroux) – 04:45 . 11.Somethin’ Grand (Larry Klein, Sean Wayland, Madeleine Peyroux) – 03:44
Musicians : Madeleine Peyroux – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar . Larry Klein – Bass, Producer . Vinnie Colaiuta – Drums . Dean Parks – Electric Guitar . Jim Beard – Piano . Larry Goldings – Hammond Organ, Estey Organ . Carla Kihlstedt – Violin . Luciana Souza – Backing Vocals . Rebecca Pidgeon – Backing Vocals
Production : Produced By Larry Klein . Nicolas Essig – Assistant Engineer . Bernie Grundman – Mastering . Helix Hadar – Engineer, Mixing
Package : Carla Leighton – Art Direction . James Minchin – Photography
Released On March 10, 2009 By Rounder.
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This is a storytelling album, a mission at which Peyroux excels. Whatever tale she is telling, she does it with the ‘little girl’ quality of her vocal, which lends itself most ably to the honest unfolding of the album’s stories. […]
The effect is of a singer breaking cover to reveal herself as a full-blown artist. Peyroux has contributed songs to her previous albums, but there’s a soul-baring quality to Bare Bones, whose title was inspired by Buddhist writer Pema Chödrön. […]
Klein’s production tenderly embraces Peyroux’s brooding muse, whilst pianist Jim Beard’s understated eloquence is often the album’s quiet star. […]