|Amazon.com Unveils an Exclusive First Performance from Norah Jones' Latest Album Not Too Late|
"Norah Jones is among the top three best-selling musical artists of all time on Amazon.com," said Peter Faricy, vice president of music at Amazon.com. "Our customers love her music, and we're delighted to offer them this exclusive first listen from her latest album."
Many familiar faces from Norah Jones' previous albums return for Not Too Late, including Norah's longtime songwriting partner Lee Alexander as producer, guitarist Adam Levy, vocalist Daru Oda and drummer Andy Borger. Yet, Not Too Late also contains some surprises, including collaborations with vocalists M. Ward and Richard Julian, guitarists Jesse Harris, Tony Scherr, Kevin Breit and Robbie McIntosh, organist Larry Goldings, saxophonist Bill McHenry, cellist Julia Kent and cellist Jeffrey Zeigler of the Kronos Quartet.
"We are thrilled to partner with Amazon.com and offer their customers the first look at Norah performing a track from her new album," said Saul Shapiro Senior Vice President Sales Blue Note Label Group.
Not Too Late will be released on January 30, 2007. The album is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com (www.amazon.com) for $9.99 -- a savings of 47 percent.
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