How does one follow-up a mega-million selling debut album, a bunch of Grammies and a whole slew of critics raving about you? How do you not stumble, when everyone wants you to? Oh, no we are not talking about Britney or Beyonce, but Norah Jones who is all set to release here second album come February 10th. The New York Times Magazine goes behind the scenes and uncovers the secret behind Norah Jones and here new album, Feels Like Home, which according to them is “probably the music business’s most-anticipated release of 2004.”
bq. If the new album generates a small fraction of what its predecessor did, it could keep a few developing countries running for years. The making of ”Feels Like Home” also marks the culmination of a two-year ”tornado,” as Jones puts it, during which she had little time for anything but touring and recording. ”I think we came out on the right end,” she said. ”But I have no friends.”
It is a pretty indepth profile of a woman who worried about the rent on her $1000 a month apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, sings with Dolly Parton and talks about Justin Timberlake on SNL. Now I was a fan before this story, but what sold me was that she loves East Village over West Village.