Standing on the Rooftop

Standing on the Rooftop

Music CD - 2011
Average Rating:
Rate this:
2
Published: New York : Decca Records, p2011.
Branch Call Number: CD JAZZ PEYROUX, MADELEINE
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (48 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

EuSei Nov 22, 2011

So far the only CD I liked from Miss Peyroux is "Careless Love"!

z
zal1
Sep 02, 2011

I don't have any qualms of singers performing their own compositions - Ella F., Peggy Lee - to name a few... and they came out with few but classic works. Madeline came out a couple of years ago with an all-original album, Bare Bones and with this, almost all again! What an output but are they worth remembering? The songs are devoid of musicality and most likely could be redeemed perhaps of their lyrics. What we need in jazz for it to survive specially in vocals are good songs not to mention good singers. Madeline has a strong resemblance to Billie Holiday and I guess she banked on that to get known but apart from that, this album is just in essence an exercise of pushing oneself too much to be all original without inspiration. I guess she needs to get back to sing more time-tested songs before her muse would pay her a visit again.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at DBRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top