January 29, 2013

Madeleine Peyroux Previews 'The Blue Room' with Buddy Holly Song, Video

Songstress Madeleine Peyroux is set to release her sixth solo LP, The Blue Room, on March 5 on Decca Records. The album is produced by Larry Klein, who in addition to having collaborated with Peyroux on past efforts like Careless Love and Half the Perfect World has also amassed extensive credentials with such artists as Herbie Hancock and Joni Mitchell, among others. 

According to a press release, The Blue Room will feature Peyroux interpreting selections from Ray Charles' seminal masterpiece, Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, along with various other songs by the likes of Warren Zevon, Randy Newman, and Buddy Holly. 

The album's debut single, in fact, is of Holly's song, "Changing All Those Changes," on which Peyroux translates the rockabilly romp into a zippy shot of jazz: