Norah Jones

Calming Voice in a Frenzied Pop Age

At a time when female singers regularly bare their bellies, their breasts and their souls, jazz-pop singer Norah Jones barely shows more of her body than her shoulders, gives few interviews--and yet outsells almost anybody else. Her first CD, Come Away with Me, sold 8 million copies and won eight Grammys. Her second, Feels Like Home, moved 1 million copies in its first week of release.

She is not Nirvana or Pearl Jam; she hasn't captured the passions or preoccupations of her generation; she is not a new flavor that launches 32 more. Instead, her success has called attention to the...

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