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Singer Peyroux 'found in the US'
Madeleine Peyroux
Peyroux is in New York, her record company said
Missing jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux has been "found" after her record label hired a private detective to trace her.

Bill Holland of Universal Classics and Jazz said they had "tracked her down very quickly. Much to our embarrassment she was with her manager in New York."

According to her manager, Peyroux does not want to do any further promotion for her Careless Love record, currently at number seven in the UK album chart.

"He said we should go away and leave her alone," Mr Holland told BBC News.

"She doesn't want to see anyone or do any promotion," he told BBC One's Breakfast, adding that he was "fed up" with her behaviour.

"She's gone off - that's what she does and she won't come back."

Sudden departure

Peyroux has a history of erratic behaviour, spending seven years busking in Paris after the release of her debut album, Dreamland, in 1996.

Her sudden departure from the UK followed a taciturn appearance on the BBC's Breakfast programme on 10 August.

Peyroux is scheduled to play a series of dates in the US next month, which include an appearance at the Monterey Jazz Festival.

"She's fine, she's resting and she's preparing for her September tour," her management have announced.

A Universal spokesman said her three British dates scheduled for the end of October would go ahead as planned.

See an interview the singer before her disappearance

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