Peyroux, Madeleine / Anthem
Album: Anthem   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Peyroux, Madeleine   Added:Sep 2018
Label:Verve Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2018-09-23 Pull Date: 2018-11-25 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Nov 18 Nov 11 Oct 14 Sep 30
Airplays: 1 2 4 2

Recent Airplay
1. Dec 01, 2018: Music Casserole
Down On Me
4. Nov 06, 2018: Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
All My Heroes
2. Nov 17, 2018: Hanging in the bone yard
On My Own
5. Oct 12, 2018: Old Fart at Play
Down On Me
3. Nov 09, 2018: old fart At Play
On My Own
6. Oct 11, 2018: Hysteresis History
Down On Me

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2018-09-16
Reviewed: 2018-09-16
Genre: Jazz
FCCs: none
If You Like: Karrin Allyson, Norah Jones, Joni Mitchell
Track Review (favorites denoted by *): Though vocalist Madeleine Peyroux’s name stands alone above the title, Anthem is a supreme example of ensemble work. Its core contributors exercise equal influence and demonstrate equal finesse, abetted by stellar guests. The shared ingeniousness extends to the playlist, all originals save the Leonard Cohen title track and an adaptation of the Paul Éluard poem “Liberté,
**1/ On My Own (4:06) – drums start> midtempo bouncy song> slow fade
***2/ Down On Me (5:00) – drums start > uptempo strutting song> slow fade
*3/ Party Tyme (4:37) – Rhodes starts soft> slow song> harmonica solo> slow song swings to midtempo> quick stop
4/ Anthem (5:25) – vocal starts> slow song> organ solo> slow song> slow fade
5/ All My Heroes (3:59) – organ starts> slow song> fade
*6/ On A Sunday Afternoon (4:17) – drums start> bouncy midtempo song> quick fade
**7/ The Brand New Deal (4:57) – drums/organ starts> midtempo song with chorus> sax solo> midtempo song> slow fade
*8/ Lullaby (5:22) – synth shimmers> slow song builds in volume & intensity> quick fade
*9/ Honey Party (4:01) – drums/guitar start> midtempo song with French café vibe & male chorus> instrumental jam> fade
*10/ The Ghosts Of Tomorrow (4:14) -organ starts> slow sultry song> trumpet solo> slow song> slow fade
11/ We Might As Well Dance (3:17) – slide guitar starts> slow song with chorus> fade
12/ Liberte (4:32) – piano starts> slow song, partially sung in French> slow fade

Track Listing
1. On My Own   7. The Brand New Deal
2. Down On Me   8. Lullaby
3. Party Tyme   9. Honey Party
4. Anthem   10. The Ghosts Of Tomorrow
5. All My Heroes   11. We Might As Well Dance
6. On A Sunday Afternoon   12. Liberte