Norah Jones Famous Quotes & Sayings

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100 Norah Jones Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Norah Jones Sayings: A record is just a snapshot of where you are at any time. A record is just a snapshot of where you are at any time.
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Norah Jones Sayings: Without a piano I don't know how to stand, don't know what to do with Without a piano I don't know how to stand, don't know what to do with my hands.
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Norah Jones Sayings: The coolest thing I've gotten to do in the past few years is guest star The coolest thing I've gotten to do in the past few years is guest star on Sesame Street.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I hope there are some audiophiles still out there. I hope there are some audiophiles still out there.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I'm not planning to jump off a bridge with no bungee. I'm not planning to jump off a bridge with no bungee.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I'm very American. I'm very American.
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Norah Jones Sayings: Songwriting is something I really need to work on. I don't have very many songs Songwriting is something I really need to work on. I don't have very many songs but I really love it. I would love to be a great song writer some day.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I've been told the weirdest things: 'Yeah, I love taking a bath to your music!' 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.'
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Norah Jones Sayings: I wasn't a trained Mickey Mouse club performer. I played in jazz clubs and restaurants. I wasn't a trained Mickey Mouse club performer. I played in jazz clubs and restaurants.
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Norah Jones Sayings: If I make a record I love, then somebody will like it. Maybe not everybody, If I make a record I love, then somebody will like it. Maybe not everybody, but that won't matter.
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Norah Jones Sayings: It's true, there's a lot of melancholy in my music. I don't know why, I'm 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.
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Norah Jones Sayings: People think I'm really melancholy and romantic and all whispery. I'm not at all. I'm People think I'm really melancholy and romantic and all whispery. I'm not at all. I'm very direct.
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Norah Jones Sayings: People will read into what you say no matter what, so it doesn't matter to People will read into what you say no matter what, so it doesn't matter to me.
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Norah Jones Sayings: You know, when you have a father who's pretty well known but you don't see You know, when you have a father who's pretty well known but you don't see him, the last thing you want to do is start talking about him all the time to people.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I don't want to be singing my diary. I don't want to be singing my diary.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I'm not going to play lead guitar in a concert hall full of people, because I'm not going to play lead guitar in a concert hall full of people, because I'm going to mess up a lot.
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Norah Jones Sayings: A lot of pop people out there are cool, but they overdo it. A lot of pop people out there are cool, but they overdo it.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I didn't think it was fair to my music to label me as the daughter 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.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I don't try to sound like anyone but me anymore. If something is out of I don't try to sound like anyone but me anymore. If something is out of my element, I try to avoid it.
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Norah Jones Sayings: Everyone in my high school was a bit nerdy. We didn't even have a football Everyone in my high school was a bit nerdy. We didn't even have a football team.
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Norah Jones Sayings: Coffee gives me bad breath. Coffee gives me bad breath.
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Norah Jones Sayings: If you're a female and you get asked by someone who shoots the most beautiful If you're a female and you get asked by someone who shoots the most beautiful female scenes to be in their film, it's kind of exciting.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I'm always going to do that - record and make music. I'm always going to do that - record and make music.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I don't like shopping, and I like my clothes to be comfortable. I don't like shopping, and I like my clothes to be comfortable.
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Norah Jones Sayings: A song will keep going round in my brain and keep me awake. A song will keep going round in my brain and keep me awake.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I like my life. I like my friends. I don't want to go anywhere else. I like my life. I like my friends. I don't want to go anywhere else.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I've learned now to talk, act or walk famous. I can still walk around New I've learned now to talk, act or walk famous. I can still walk around New York, without being molested or bothered. I don't mind autographs - that's part of it. I just do not see the point of being "out there" or behaving outrageously. It will bring nothing but trouble.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I really love things with melody. I really love things with melody.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I should have a therapist. I have plenty to therapise about. I should have a therapist. I have plenty to therapise about.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I've always loved to read. But sometimes I go for a year without reading, because I've always loved to read. But sometimes I go for a year without reading, because I forget to.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I genuinely don't feel that anything that's been written or said about me has overshadowed 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.
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Norah Jones Sayings: On the first album I was saying, that's just one part of me. And then On the first album I was saying, that's just one part of me. And then I was thinking, well, am I going to hide the rest of me now just because I'm afraid of something? No. I'm just going to be myself.
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Norah Jones Sayings: Breaking up is just hard, even if you're the one breaking up. It's not fun. Breaking up is just hard, even if you're the one breaking up. It's not fun. It can be dramatic and complicated. And then you get a little distance and you think, why did it have to be so complicated and dramatic?
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Norah Jones Sayings: I make a good fried chicken. I make a good fried chicken.
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Norah Jones Sayings: There are absolutely no problems between me, my dad and my sister. Obviously I grew 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.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I wasn't very aware of pop music because I attended an arts school. For me, I wasn't very aware of pop music because I attended an arts school. For me, it was all about jazz.
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Norah Jones Sayings: All is fair in love and songwriting. All is fair in love and songwriting.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I'm in total control. I write the songs, decide what to sing and how to I'm in total control. I write the songs, decide what to sing and how to sing. I even control the recording process. But, with a film, there is no control at all.
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Norah Jones Sayings: A lot of my music is slow and subtle. The subtly is what I enjoy A lot of my music is slow and subtle. The subtly is what I enjoy about making music.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I had very modest expectations when I first moved to New York. I didn't even I had very modest expectations when I first moved to New York. I didn't even expect to get a record deal.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I'm ballsy. Well, sometimes I'm ballsy. I'm ballsy. Well, sometimes I'm ballsy.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I feel like all the songs are little scenes, different angles, of the feelings that I feel like all the songs are little scenes, different angles, of the feelings that come around something ending.
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Norah Jones Sayings: Nobody can tell you you're wrong for writing a song about how you feel - Nobody can tell you you're wrong for writing a song about how you feel - even if you don't really feel that way.
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Norah Jones Sayings: The pop world is cool, but I never really thought of myself as part of The pop world is cool, but I never really thought of myself as part of it or wanting to be a part of it because I'm on a label that's not really like that. They're not trying to dress me up, they're not trying to do things like that. I feel like I'm sort of separate from that, actually.
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Norah Jones Sayings: I'm not melancholy; I'm a happy-go-lucky person, kind of silly. I like funny things. I I'm not melancholy; I'm a happy-go-lucky person, kind of silly. I like funny things. I have a lot of energy. I tend to like music that's mellow, though.
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Norah Jones Sayings: Sometimes when you're trying to do a record too close to home, you can get Sometimes when you're trying to do a record too close to home, you can get really distracted.
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Norah Jones Sayings: When something's ending, you go through so many phases, and it can be frustrating. But When something's ending, you go through so many phases, and it can be frustrating. But once you're out on the other side, it's like you can really see all the crazy phases you went through.
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Norah Jones Sayings: It's hard for me to pry with people I know. It's hard for me to pry with people I know.
Norah Jones Sayings: I actually write more on guitar than I do on piano. I actually write more on guitar than I do on piano.
Norah Jones Sayings: Don't go chasing after butterflies, when everything you want is right by your side. Don't go chasing after butterflies, when everything you want is right by your side.
Norah Jones Sayings: In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing.
Norah Jones Sayings: I don't actually have a lot of discipline. I've worked hard at music. But I 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.
Norah Jones Sayings: Making records is fun. It's not some big statement. You're allowed to make mistakes. Making records is fun. It's not some big statement. You're allowed to make mistakes.
Norah Jones Sayings: I like records that flow really well and you don't have to skip around because I like records that flow really well and you don't have to skip around because there's lot of different jumps.
Norah Jones Sayings: Nobody was listening when I learned how to play music. But there's something about being Nobody was listening when I learned how to play music. But there's something about being on stage, talking to the audience, looking at them and smiling, that's always been difficult for me. I'm a lot more comfortable now, but there are still moments of awkwardness.
Norah Jones Sayings: I just want to make my music, and I want it to stand on its I just want to make my music, and I want it to stand on its own.
Norah Jones Sayings: I like barbecuing because it's easy. I like barbecuing because it's easy.
Norah Jones Sayings: I don't think it's a bad thing to share how you feel, especially if people I don't think it's a bad thing to share how you feel, especially if people can relate to it.
Norah Jones Sayings: I'm not a great piano player. I'm not a great piano player.
Norah Jones Sayings: I think it's important for people who love music to retain physical CDs or even 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.
Norah Jones Sayings: I got stood up by the letter Y, he was hanging around with his X. I got stood up by the letter Y, he was hanging around with his X.
Norah Jones Sayings: I became a musician so I wouldn't have to get up at 6 in the I became a musician so I wouldn't have to get up at 6 in the morning.
Norah Jones Sayings: There was an enormous amount of pressure when my first album took off, and I There was an enormous amount of pressure when my first album took off, and I struggled with the speed of everything and the exhaustion from the constant touring.
Norah Jones Sayings: I love film, and I would love to be a part of something that people I love film, and I would love to be a part of something that people universally love as a piece of film. Sure. Of course I would. And I would love to take acting lessons, and see that side of it someday. But I'm a musician.
Norah Jones Sayings: Your limitations create your sound. Your limitations create your sound.
Norah Jones Sayings: I'd done recordings, little demos, since I was in college, which I used to get I'd done recordings, little demos, since I was in college, which I used to get gigs. But I never thought I'd have a record label.
Norah Jones Sayings: During my first photo shoot, I was unhappy because they put so much makeup on During my first photo shoot, I was unhappy because they put so much makeup on me and straightened my hair. I've been stubborn ever since.
Norah Jones Sayings: For a young artist to really make it and make money is a lot more For a young artist to really make it and make money is a lot more difficult these days.
Norah Jones Sayings: I always try to do something different. I don't think I've made the same record I always try to do something different. I don't think I've made the same record over and over.
Norah Jones Sayings: Success and the art of making music are two different things for me. Success and the art of making music are two different things for me.
Norah Jones Sayings: When I moved to New York, I fell head over heels back into country music When I moved to New York, I fell head over heels back into country music and probably 'cause I missed something about Texas.
Norah Jones Sayings: I feel like I've been lucky, because I don't feel like I've ever tried to I feel like I've been lucky, because I don't feel like I've ever tried to be somebody I'm not. People might disagree.
Norah Jones Sayings: It's important to keep indie record stores alive because their unique environments introduce music lovers It's important to keep indie record stores alive because their unique environments introduce music lovers to things in a very personal way.
Norah Jones Sayings: I like songs with a lot of heart and feeling and subtlety. I like songs with a lot of heart and feeling and subtlety.
Norah Jones Sayings: I want to check the record books and see how many fathers and daughters have I want to check the record books and see how many fathers and daughters have won Grammys together.
Norah Jones Sayings: For me, there's a fine line between being a cheeseball and being a good performer. For me, there's a fine line between being a cheeseball and being a good performer.
Norah Jones Sayings: I could do without 'cool' publications calling me 'mom jazz.' But I laughed all the I could do without 'cool' publications calling me 'mom jazz.' But I laughed all the way to the bank, baby.
Norah Jones Sayings: You would never catch me in a miniskirt. You would never catch me in a miniskirt.
Norah Jones Sayings: I try to just make music that I love, and if I believe in it I try to just make music that I love, and if I believe in it that's all that matters.
Norah Jones Sayings: I just want to keep making music, recording and trying different things. I don't want I just want to keep making music, recording and trying different things. I don't want to do the same thing all the time.
Norah Jones Sayings: I don't want to be the next big anything. I just want to play for I don't want to be the next big anything. I just want to play for people and that's it.
Norah Jones Sayings: There's a lot of personal stuff that can go into songwriting but there's also a There's a lot of personal stuff that can go into songwriting but there's also a lot of dramatization and fictionalization. You have to do that to make a good song.
Norah Jones Sayings: Maybe I'm genetically more inclined to music - but the music I make is so 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!
Norah Jones Sayings: God bless Ray Charles. It was such an honor to meet him and sing with God bless Ray Charles. It was such an honor to meet him and sing with him and actually just to watch him sing from just two feet away.
Norah Jones Sayings: I'm not a very dark person. I'm not a very dark person.
Norah Jones Sayings: Designers send me clothes I wouldn't feel comfortable wearing. Designers send me clothes I wouldn't feel comfortable wearing.
Norah Jones Sayings: If I were a painter I would paint my reverie If that's the only way If I were a painter I would paint my reverie If that's the only way for you to be with me
Norah Jones Sayings: I used to be a jazz snob, believe it or not. I sort of turned I used to be a jazz snob, believe it or not. I sort of turned my nose up at anything more commercial.
Norah Jones Sayings: I love eggs so much. I feel like my day hasn't started until I've had I love eggs so much. I feel like my day hasn't started until I've had eggs. I'm probably gonna die from high cholesterol!
Norah Jones Sayings: I don't think I'm a great songwriter, but I think I've learned a lot about 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.
Norah Jones Sayings: I love my dad and we have a very good relationship now. I love my dad and we have a very good relationship now.
Norah Jones Sayings: What I was going for in the first two albums I didn't necessarily achieve. Because What I was going for in the first two albums I didn't necessarily achieve. Because I was young and because it was my first time out. And the second album was such a 'quickie' sort of 'Let's just get it over with!' But the kind of music I make, there's a lot of subtlety in it. And I think it takes a couple of listens to actually really get it.
Norah Jones Sayings: I think singing comes most naturally for me. Because it's part of your body - I think singing comes most naturally for me. Because it's part of your body - it's a natural thing. You can practice all you want but it's part of your body.
Norah Jones Sayings: I love slow music. I love slow music.
Norah Jones Sayings: My heart is drenched in wine.You'll be on my mind.Forever My heart is drenched in wine.
You'll be on my mind.
Forever
Norah Jones Sayings: I'm a musician because I love it and it's supposed to be fun. I'm a musician because I love it and it's supposed to be fun.
Norah Jones Sayings: Songs are about whatever you want them to be about. For me it might mean Songs are about whatever you want them to be about. For me it might mean something completely different than what it means to you. So I'd say it's about whatever the listener thinks it's about.
Norah Jones Sayings: Anyone can look pretty with hair and make-up. Anyone can look pretty with hair and make-up.
Norah Jones Sayings: For me making music is part social, part interaction, part collaboration. For me making music is part social, part interaction, part collaboration.
Norah Jones Sayings: My first two records are so simply constructed. The reason isn't because I wanted to 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.