Famous Quotes By Norah Jones


  1. A lot of my music is slow and subtle. The subtly is what I enjoy about making music.
  2. A lot of pop people out there are cool, but they overdo it.
  3. For me making music is part social, part interaction, part collaboration.
  4. I became a musician so I wouldn't have to get up at 6 in the morning.
  5. I could do without 'cool' publications calling me 'mom jazz.' But I laughed all the way to the bank, baby.
  6. I didn't think it was fair to my music to label me as the daughter of somebody - I didn't think it described me very well and I didn't think it had anything to do with my music.
  7. I don't actually have a lot of discipline. I've worked hard at music. But I feel like you know, I felt like kind of natural at it. I always had a knack for it.
  8. I don't think I'm a great songwriter, but I think I've learned a lot about it, and I don't think there's any one way to do it. I don't think I can control it at all. I can just kind of hope that it happens.
  9. I genuinely don't feel that anything that's been written or said about me has overshadowed my music, and that's the most important thing as far as I'm concerned.
  10. I hope there are some audiophiles still out there.
  11. I just want to keep making music, recording and trying different things. I don't want to do the same thing all the time.
  12. I just want to make my music, and I want it to stand on its own.
  13. I love my dad and we have a very good relationship now.
  14. I love slow music.
  15. I think it's important for people who love music to retain physical CDs or even vinyl, because it sounds so great and so much warmer than music over the internet.
  16. I try to just make music that I love, and if I believe in it that's all that matters.
  17. I wasn't very aware of pop music because I attended an arts school. For me, it was all about jazz.
  18. I'm always going to do that - record and make music.
  19. It's true, there's a lot of melancholy in my music. I don't know why, I'm not a melancholy person. I've always been drawn to it. Ever since I was a kid, if I had an album I would play the ballads on repeat.
  20. I've been told the weirdest things: 'Yeah, I love taking a bath to your music!' or 'I gave birth to my daughter while listening to your music.'
  21. Maybe I'm genetically more inclined to music - but the music I make is so far removed from Indian classical music. I grew up in Texas!
  22. My first two records are so simply constructed. The reason isn't because I wanted to make simple music. It's because I don't really have the chops.
  23. My mom and I have always been very close. She is my best friend. She had to make a lot of sacrifices early on in my life to make sure I got to do what I wanted to do.
  24. Sometimes when you're trying to do a record too close to home, you can get really distracted.
  25. Success and the art of making music are two different things for me.
  26. There are absolutely no problems between me, my dad and my sister. Obviously I grew up with just my mum, but my relationship with my dad is just fine.
  27. When I moved to New York, I fell head over heels back into country music and probably 'cause I missed something about Texas.

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