Madeleine Peyroux’s ‘Secular Hymns’

Madeleine Peyroux’s ‘Secular Hymns’ is her eighth album recorded live at a 12th-century church in Oxfordshire, England and released on September 16, 2016 by Verve.

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Track Listing : 1.Got You On My Mind (Howard Biggs, Joe “Cornbread” Thomas) – 04:30 . 2.Tango Till They’Re Sore (Thomas A Waits) – 03:24 . 3.The Highway Kind (Townes Van Zandt) – 02:46 . 4.Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On) (Allen Toussaint) – 03:15 . 5.If The Sea Was Whiskey (Leonard Caston, Willie Dixon) – 03:06 . 6.Hard Times Come Again No More (Stephen Foster) – 04:16 . 7.Hello Babe (Lil Green, Kansas Joe Mccoy) – 03:10 . 8.More Time (Linton Kwesi Johnson) – 03:22 . 9.Shout Sister Shout (Bill Doggett, Lucky Millinder, Sister Rosetta Tharpe) – 02:42 . 10.Trampin’ (Traditional) – 03:00

Musicians : Madeleine Peyroux – Acoustic Guitar, Vocals . Jon Herington – Electric Guitar, Vocals . Barak Mori – Upright Bass, Vocals

Production : Produced By Madeleine Peyroux .

Arrangements : Madeleine Peyroux, Jon Herington

Package : Shervin Lainez – Photography . Michael Lau Robles – Design . Mary Maurer – Design

Recorded In 2015 at the Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin in Great Milton, Oxfordshire, England.

Released On September 16, 2016 By Verve.

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The Art Desk
The intimacy of the setting suits the simplicity of her material well. This generally accomplished collection of covers is let down by a uniformity of mood, evoked with Peyroux’s usual sensitivity, but the dark hues that dominate are not relieved by the sweet romance … […]

The Guardians
intimate exuberance and classic songs Peyroux’s own Hello Babe exudes a kind of menacing playfulness, and Patti Smith’s Trampin’ displays the delicate handling of a good lyric Peyroux is famous for. Secular Hymns is very close to the feel of a Peyroux live show, and one in which she’s clearly having a ball. […]

London Jazz News
Acoustically speaking, the church is a good setting for this kind of music, providing it with a natural reverb which emphasises the musical spaciousness Peyroux’s repertoire has always contained. […]

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