Instead (Madeleine Peyroux song)
|Single by Madeleine Peyroux|
|from the album Bare Bones|
|Writer(s)||Madeleine Peyroux, Julian Coryell|
|Madeleine Peyroux singles chronology|
"'Instead" is the opening track of Madeleine Peyroux's album Bare Bones. It was a retro-feeling and charted on the Japanese 100 Singles. According to Peyroux,the song is a reminder of how we should enjoy life and the things we have. Reportedly, she wrote it in a "dark point" of her life. To promote the song, it was released as a video of a live performance.