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Madeleine Peyroux

Madeleine Peyroux [pronounced like the country Peru] was born in Athens, Georgia, she grew up between Brooklyn, Southern California and Paris, though it was in the City of Light where she found her voice. As a teen she was drawn to street music, and in 1989 she started to perform with a group of buskers. She then joined the Lost Wandering Blues & Jazz Band, becoming the only female in the group, which toured around Europe for several years.

Madeleine burst onto the recording scene in 1996, with her stunning debut album “Dreamland.” Madeleine was greeted with a veritable torrent of gushing reviews. Most raved about her smoke-and-whiskey vocals, often comparing her to the late, great Billie Holiday. Others wondered how someone so young could perform classic songs by Holiday, Bessie Smith and Patsy Cline so convincingly as to make them sound like her own.

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Albums

Keep Me In Your Heart For A While: The Best Of Madeleine Peyroux
Keep Me In Your Heart...
Rounder Records
2014
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The Blue Room (Deluxe...
Atlantic
2013
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The Blue Room
The Blue Room
EmArcy
2013
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The Blue Room
Atlantic
2012
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Standing On The...
Atlantic
2011
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Bare Bones
Bare Bones
Rounder Records
2010
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