Verve publish Madeleine Peyroux’s eighth album : ‘Secular Hymns’ recorded at an English church (2016)

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.


Verve publish Madeleine Peyroux’s eighth album : ‘Secular Hymns’ recorded at an English church (2016)

1 . Got You On My Mind

2 . Tango Till They’Re Sore (The Crown, 2015)

3 . Everything I Do Gohn Be Funky (From Now On)

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

Shervin Lainez

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 asterisques RVM – 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.

(Source Madeleine Peyroux – Secular Hymns | The official site of Madeleine Peyroux)

Madeleine Peyroux


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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