Half the Perfect World

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Madeleine Peyroux
Half the Perfect World

[ Universal Music / CD ]

Release Date: Thursday 31 August 2006

This 12-track album finds Peyroux lending her sublime vocals to songs by artists she has cherished throughout her lifetime, such as Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Fred Neil and Joni Mitchell ("River," on a duet with k.d. lang).

'Half the Perfect World' showcases Madeleine Peyroux's uncanny gift for exploring the emotional core of songs by other singers and songwriters and also displays her talents as a writer.

Produced by Larry Klein, the 12-track album finds Peyroux lending her sublime vocals to songs by artists she has cherished throughout her lifetime, such as Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, Fred Neil and Joni Mitchell ("River," on a duet with k.d. lang).

Peyroux wrote the upbeat "I'm All Right" with Klein and Steely Dan's Walter Becker, and three other songs with Klein and Jesse Harris (who co-wrote "Don't Wait Too Long" on 'Careless Love').

Tracks:

1. I'm All Right
2. The Summer Wind
3. Blue Alert
4. Everybody's Talkin
5. River
6. A Little Bit
7. Once In A While
8. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night
9. Half The Perfect World
10. La Javanaise
11. California Rain
12. Smile