“Our 300th Episode With Rebecca Pidgeon!”
Born in the U.S. to British parents when her dad was a visiting professor at MIT, Rebecca Pidgeon’s family soon moved to Scotland where she immersed herself in the Arts. While at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London she fronted the folk pop outfit Ruby Blue who put out a couple of great records before PIdgeon left the band and Europe to pursue a career in acting. In the US she hit the stage and the screen, appearing onstage in numerous plays and on the screen in films like The Dawning, The Spanish Prisoner, Heist and State and Main. In spite of her busy acting schedule, Pidgeon put out ten perfect albums starting with her marvelous 1994 debut The Raven. That was followed by albums like Tough On Crime, Behind The Velvet Curtain, Bad Poetry and her brand new one Parts Of Speech, Pieces Of Sound. Filled with sweeping melodies, lush vocals and poetic finesse, Pidgeon’s new one is one of 2022’s best albums,Informed by her yoga practice, the songs on Parts of Speech, Pieces Of Sound are focused, still and rich, Pidgeon’s
voice a sweeping and dreamy instrument of true hypnotic beauty.