Although initially unsure about what direction her music would follow, particularly since Blue Note was a jazz label, they decided to sign Jones. Jones released her second album, Feels Like Home, on February 9, 2004. Within a week of its release, Feels Like Home had sold over a million copies.Bacchus told Hit Quarters: "We let her find her own direction.... It sold 4 million copies in the United States and reached quadruple Platinum status, and sold more than 12 million copies worldwide.It was certified Diamond, selling over 27 million copies.
Not Too Late was mostly recorded at Jones' home studio. EMI announced that Not Too Late reached gold, platinum or multi-platinum in 21 countries as of February 2007.
Norah Jones: Life is filled with gray But now he comes to me Please fall away Hip hop is playing again And it's bangin too Gonna bang for you Dont stop this feeling I feel I just wanna run out all day for you and breathe for you at least Im soo into your rich history Tell me a story and take me away C'mon and take me oooo C'mon and take me with u Chorus: Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Life is, better Now that, now that Ive found you Q-Tip: One step at a time, a man walked on the moon One record got played Kool Herc said boom One minute young man, your time come soon We waiting, it was prophetsized you loom We bang our drums, message in our sound We rastlers and we takin up in your town Hands set in Tts perfected on this vibe Im gettin Hand second, is protecting all this vibe that Im getting Playlist setting: Cold Crush, Furious Five, and a Master God Cosmic Force Bammbaataa and every part of Bug Starsky, June Bug, Busy Bee Run, DJ, LL, Kane, Biz Markie Doug E, Will, Barry B, Spoonie, Silly DRakim, BDP, Dana Dane, Ricky DLeaders of the New School, Snoop Dogg, Monie Love Big and Pac are up above Easy E and Bone Thugz Fat and Skinny Boys, Cash Money and the rapper Nas Large Professor, Lauryn, Wyclef, and Pras Brand Nubian, Diamond D, Ludicris and Jay RIP, MC, Common, Lil Wayne, and Yay Primo, Outkast, where my Nigga Dilla at S. where my nigga Dilla at And when you look into my eyes, It makes all these feelings rise Makes for a better place, can't u see you're in my face?
In 2002, Jones launched her solo music career with the release of Come Away with Me, a commercially successful and critically acclaimed album that was a fusion of jazz with country music and pop.
We knew that if she could develop her songwriting and we could find great songs, it would work." Jones was first teamed up with experienced producer and engineer Jay Newland. In 2005, at the 47th Grammy Awards, Feels Like Home was nominated for three Grammys.
Bacchus thought that Newland's experience in jazz, blues, rock, country and folk would give him a "feeling for her sound." Debuting at No. It won Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Sunrise", and had nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for her duet with Dolly Parton, "Creepin' In".