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Norah Jones announces new album Day Breaks
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Norah Jones announces new album Day Breaks

Norah Jones has announced full details of her new album, which is to be titled Day Breaks

The album is Jones' first for four years and the sixth of her career. It will be released on October 6th and is available to pre-order on the right-hand side of the page. 

The LP is a return to the jazzier roots of Jones' hugely successful Come Away With Me album and sees her collaborating with saxophonist Wayne Shorter, organist Dr. Lonnie Smith, and drummer Brian Blade. There are nine original songs as well as covers of tracks from Horace Silver, Duke Ellington and Neil Young.

She said of the album: "This new album feels full circle because I'm going back to my early influences. After the first record, I drifted away from the piano a little bit. I still played it, but was more inspired to write on guitar. I really loved playing piano on this record.”

You can hear the album's lead-off single 'Carry On' by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking. 


The tracklisting for Day Breaks is as follows:

'It's A Wonderful Time For Love'
'And Then There Was You'
'Don’t Be Denied'
'Day Breaks'
'Once I Had A Laugh'
'Sleeping Wild'
'Carry On'
'Fleurette Africaine (African Flower)'



'Carry On' is available here in hmv's digital store. 

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