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Old 02-18-2007, 09:54 AM   #1
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norah jones: not too late.

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I really like Norah Jones, despite all the whining that she's "boring", "music for soccer moms" or whatever.

She's wonderfully talented, beautiful, and seems like she doesn't take herself to seriously.

I understand the criticisms about her latest album that some people wish she would stretch a bit and do something a little more adventurous, since she likes to appear onstage with a punk(ish) band from time to time, but hey - she does what she does very well.

I have the new album but haven't listened to it yet. I really, really love her second album.
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i've listened to the new album once now. i have to say, while i love norah jones too, it has been going downhill since her first album.
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i think i have snorah jones' first album somewhere on my ipod,
she's definitely quite talented..but suffers from being dull at times, i mean it's the kind of music
that helps me fall asleep. i don't know much about her, but i've always liked her, she seems somewhat genuine.
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Her first album robbed Springsteen of a Grammy.
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he doesn't need anymore


if anyone hasn't yet..i recommend to give a listen to Dear John off Ryan Adam's Jacksonville City Nights album, Norah signs on there. Lovely song.
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never really understood why her albums keep being considered jazz albums.
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two GREAT albums, so she's allowed an off one.

She is truly great.
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Her first album robbed Springsteen of a Grammy.
This surprises you? The Grammy voters don't love the rock and roll.

Not like a Grammy actually means anything these days anyway.

And I doubt Springsteen cares all that much.

Plus, I liked that Norah Jones won a lot of Grammys that year and some new talent was rewarded.
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She's a beautiful woman with a beautiful voice. What's NOT to like. Her songs are good.
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She's a beautiful woman with a beautiful voice
She sure is, I think she's gorgeous I have her new CD, haven't listened to it yet to say what I think of it.

I saw her on tour years back, it must have been her first real tour after her first CD came out. It was awesome, her voice sounds even better live. I was very skeptical as to how it would sound.

I saw her on 60 Minutes last week and she said she wrote all of the songs on her new CD and there's even a mild sort of "protest" song about Bush on it. She seems so modest and normal, and I find that refreshing. Sure it's not the kind of music I'd want to listen to 24/7, but I like it all the same.
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I agree, MrsSpringsteen. I saw her in concert in support of her second album and it was actually a pretty good show. I love how down to Earth she is, too. It's, like you said, refreshing.
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she does a lovely cover of "i think it's going to rain today"
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i like 'broken' on the new album.
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I can't think of a single thing of hers that I've ever liked.
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