Madeleine Peyroux releases her fourth album : ‘Half the Perfect World’ (2006)

Madeleine Peyroux ‘Half the Perfect World’ is her fourth studio album released on September 12, 2006 by Rounder/Universal.

Track listing : 1.I’m All Right (Walter Becker, Madeleine Peyroux, Larry Klein) – 03:27 . 2.The Summer Wind (Hans Bradtke, Henry Mayer, Johnny Mercer) – 03:55 . 3.Blue Alert (Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas) – 04:10 . 4.Everybody’s Talkin’ (Fred Neil) – 05:10 . 5.River (Joni Mitchell) – 05:19 . 6.All I Need is a Little Bit (Madeleine Peyroux) – 04:02 . 7.Once in a While (Madeleine Peyroux) – 04:00 . 8.(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night (Tom Waits) – 03:27 . 9.Half the Perfect World (Leonard Cohen, Anjani Thomas) – 04:21 . 10.La Javanaise (Serge Gainsbourg) – 04:11 . 11.California Rain (Madeleine Peyroux) – 02:57 . 12.Smile (Charlie Chaplin, Geoffrey Parsons, John Turner) – 03:57 .

Musicians : Madeleine Peyroux – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar . Dean Parks – Guitars . David Piltch – Bass . Jay Bellerose – Drums, Percussion . Scott Amendola – Drums . Sam Yahel – Keyboards . Gary Foster – Saxophone . Greg Leisz – Pedal Steel . Till Bronner – Trumpet . Larry Goldings – Celeste .

Production Produced by Larry Klein . Helix Hadar – Engineer, Mixing . Alex Pavlides – Assistant Engineer .

Package : Steven Jurgensmeyer – Design . Augusta Quirk – Photography . Marina Chavez – Photography .

Recorded April 2006 .

Released on September 12, 2006 by Rounder/Universal.

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All About Jazz
“Once In A While, one of Peyroux’s own compositions, seems to capture the essence of her spirit when recording: “I’m tired of dying, I’m living instead,” she sings. That leaves us with no other choice than to agree in accordance with the closing track of this enchanting album. […]

Blogcritics
Arguably the best vocalist working today, her captivating siren call wavers on the border between joy and heartbreak, simultaneously presenting the pleasure and pain love brings through her evocative voice. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
Eventually, you have to decide whether you’re just looking for some ‘evening entertainment’ or something that has more meaning than the genre hastens to advertise. I’d recommend you curl up with a hot coffee….. […]

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Madeleine Peyroux ‘Half the Perfect World’

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