Norah Jones - Feels Like Home (2nd Hand CD)
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand CD
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Music - CD's / Pop
- Released : 2004
- Label / Number : Parlaphone Blue Note / 724390636607
- SKU : CD000013
- PPC : LL90gm
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
"What's surprising here are the bluesy, more jaunty songs that really dig into the country stylings only hinted at on Come Away with Me. To these ends, the infectious shuffle of "What Am I to You?" finds Jones truly coming into her own as a blues singer as well as a writer. Her voice has developed a spine-tingling breathy scratch that pulls on your ear as she rises to the chorus. Similarly, "Toes" and "Carnival Town" - co-written by bassist Lee Alexander and Jones - are pure '70s singer/songwriting that call to mind a mix of Rickie Lee Jones and k.d. lang.
Throw in covers of Tom Waits and Townes Van Zandt along with Duke Ellington's "Melancholia," retitled here "Don't Miss You at All" and featuring lyrics by Jones, and you've got an album so blessed with superb songwriting that Jones' vocals almost push the line into too much of a good thing.
Thankfully, there is also a rawness and organic soulfulness in the production that's refreshing. No digital pitch correction was employed in the studio and you can sometimes catch Jones hitting an endearingly sour note. She also seems to be making good on her stated desire to remain a part of a band. Most all of her sidemen, who've worked with the likes of Tom Waits and Cassandra Wilson, get writing credits. It's a "beauty and the beast" style partnership that harks back to the best Brill Building-style intentions and makes for a quietly experimental and well-balanced album." - Matt Collar.
1) Sunrise - Norah Jones (03:20)
2) What Am I to You? - Norah Jones (03:29)
3) Those Sweet Words - Norah Jones (03:22)
4) Carnival Town - Norah Jones (03:11)
5) In the Morning - Norah Jones (04:07)
6) Be Here to Love Me - Norah Jones (03:28)
7) Creepin' In - Norah Jones (03:03)
8) Toes - Norah Jones (03:46)
9) Humble Me - Norah Jones (04:36)
10) Above Ground - Norah Jones (03:43)
11) The Long Way Home - Norah Jones (03:13)
12) The Prettiest Thing - Norah Jones (03:51)
13) Don't Miss You at All - Norah Jones (03:08)
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