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Madeleine Peyroux: Hammersmith Apollo

John Lewis, London Lite, 17 April 2007

ONE GETS THE impression that folksy jazz warbler Madeleine Peyroux would make a great punk icon. Like Pete Doherty, she enjoys heroically sabotaging her career – leaving the music biz after a hit debut album to busk on the streets for eight years, then going "missing" at the peak of her fame.

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