Peggy Lee


Black Pumas Speak of the Mysterious Pacing of Peggy Lee’s Voice in ‘Me and My Shadow’

Last song I couldn’t stop listening to is a song by Peggy Lee. Well actually I don’t know if it’s by Peggy Lee, but she sings a song called “Me and my Shadow.” The reason why I really dig it because has like this rhythmic execution in her vocal that is reflective of syncopation and jazz music. I really like the sparseness of the instrumentation of the song it starts off with a piano, it seems like it has this really dark presentation and then when the baseline comes in with the drum it gives it this kind of nice happy trot, so it got a perfect balance between light and darkness.

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