The Blue Room


Letter-perfect but coursing with blood, and comfortable as an old pair of shoes. And like the Ray Charles album to which it pays homage, it reinvents everything it touches.

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Bare Bones


Madeleine Peyroux’s fourth album isn’t the normal mix of standards with a few songs of her own composing; each of the 11 tracks is a new song written by Peyroux, usually in tandem with producer Larry Klein or a guest.

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