Premiere: Watch a Video for Madeleine Peyroux’s ‘On My Own’

  I  
Image

Madeleine Peyroux is set to issue Anthem (UMG) on Aug. 31.

(Photo: Shervin Lainez)

The personal is political, but singer Madeleine Peyroux made sure to keep her pending album—Anthem (UMG) due out Aug. 31—from being preachy.

On the disc—which was produced by Larry Klein, who’s worked with everyone from Freddie Hubbard to Tracy Chapman and Melody Gardot—Peyroux explores contemporary society on a handful of tracks written during the 2016 election cycle. And “On My Own,” a first-person trip through a day in Peyroux’s life, finds the singer turning in a seemingly playful track that’s as tied to a Kinksian pop lineage as it is to lightly swinging jazz and the singer-songwriter genre.

“I think of ‘On My Own’ as a new song about loneliness,” Peyroux said. “I feel a little odd, too small, too big, out of place and alone. But the world around me is also strange, full of all sizes, all perspectives, constantly changing. So, perhaps I, too, can change.”

For more information about Peyroux’s work and upcoming tour dates, visit her website. DB



  • Dolphy_Jean-PierreLeloir.jpg

    Recordings that make up Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions sat in a Long Island home, untouched, for decades.

  • VISION_L7A0599crediEvaKapanadaze_WEB.jpg

    Ambrose Akinmusire and Kris Davis perform in New York at Vision Festival, which ran May 23–28. Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest earned a 5-star rating in DownBeat during 2018.

  • web_Wayne_Shorter_credit_Tracey_Salazar.jpg

    Saxophonist and 2018 Kennedy Center Honoree Wayne Shorter delivers a speech Dec. 1 at a State Department dinner in Washington, D.C.

  • web_ETA_CREDIT_RyanJulio.jpg

    Josh Johnson (left), Alex Boneham, Jay Bellerose and Jeff Parker perform at ETA in L.A.’s Highland Park neighborhood.

  • artkane.jpg

    The book Art Kane: Harlem 1958 explores the origin of one of the most famous photos in jazz history and includes this version, identifying the 57 musicians.


On Sale Now
February 2019
Terri Lyne Carrington
Look Inside
Subscribe
Print | Digital | iPad