|SaveOurSoul spoke to Peggi Blu just minutes after she did the show "Most
Wanted Ladies of The Blues" in Switzerland.
SaveOurSoul: How was the show Peggi?
Peggi Blu: The show was absolutely delicious.
SOS: Do you consider yourself a blues singer?
Peggi: Absolutely, because everybody has to go through the blues, everybody
has the blues. If you've experienced any disorder at any time in your life
that's the blues and so to be able to sing about it is a wonderful thing.
SOS: On your new album "Livin' On Love" I've heard music that
I've been missing for such a long time on the radio. Why did it take almost
15 years before you came up with a new album?
Peggi: Ooh you make my heart sing, thank you! I know you would come up
with this question. Everything changed and I was a little bit disillusioned
for along time. I didn't know what direction I wanted to go in musically
and I wanted to take a lot of time to experience a lot of different things.
So I did a lot of theatre, lots of gospel shows, and background singing.
I also did vocal coaching and a lot of stuff. This way I could clear my
head and really understand me and what I wanted to do and then we came
up with "Livin' On Love" and I'm so proud of it.
SOS: Is it an advantage to explore these fields e.g. musicals as a singer?
Peggi: Yes, it is an advantage it helps you even with more discipline.
SOS: How would you describe the music on your album?
Peggi: Delicious, delicious, delicious. It goes right through the soul
of you. Through the heart right to the soul!
SOS: It's an album made with love and passion.
Peggi: Yes that's exactly what we were aiming for. This is really grown
up adult music. You have to wear long pants to enjoy this fully. It's for
people who love life and who love eachother and who love music.
SOS: Are you from North Carolina?
Peggi: Yes I'm from North Carolina, but I left when I was a pre-teen and
then lived in New York for many years and now I'm in California.
SOS: Which cut on "Livin' On Love" reflects more or less the
most of you?
Peggi: (note: here Peggi begins to sing live in the show the lyrics of
the title song 'Livin on Love' - "I just wanna lie here beside you!")
Livin On Love!
SOS: Thank you so much Peggi. We love you!
Peggi: Thank you, I love you too!
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