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Half The Perfect World

Release Date: 2006

This time around, Peyroux focuses primarily on songs written by artists from her lifetime, including Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits and Fred Neil.The album also features an unforgettable duet with k.d. lang on the Joni Mitchell classic “River” and four original songs co-written by Peyroux, including the single “I’m All Right” penned with producer Larry Klein and Steely Dan’s Walter Becker.

Appearing on the album

Madeleine Peyroux
Dean Parks
David Piltch
Jay Bellerose
Scott Amendola
Sam Yahel
Gary Foster
Greg Leisz
Till Bronner
Larry Goldings

Track list

  1. I’m All Right (M. Peyroux)
  2. The Summer Wind (H. Bradtke / H. Mayer / J. Mercer)
  3. Blue Alert (L. Cohen / A. Thomas)
  4. Everybody’s Talkin’ (F. Neil)
  5. River (J. Mitchell)
  6. A Little Bit (M. Peyroux)
  7. Once in a While (M. Peyroux)
  8. (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night (T. Waits)
  9. Half the Perfect World (L. Cohen / A. Thomas)
  10. La Javanaise (S. Gainsbourg)
  11. California Rain (M. Peyroux)
  12. Smile (C. Chaplin / G. Parsons)