It was certified Diamond, selling over 27 million copies.Jones made her film debut in My Blueberry Nights, which was released in 2007.Together, they recorded the Malick-penned songs "New York City", "Strange Transmissions", and "Deceptively Yours", along with covers of "All Your Love" (Sam Maghett), and "Heart of Mine" (Bob Dylan).These songs would become the album The Peter Malick Group featuring Norah Jones, New York City (2003).Jones always had an affinity for the music of Bill Evans and Billie Holiday, among other "oldies".She once said, "My mom had this eight-album Billie Holiday set; I picked out one disc that I liked and played that over and over again." As a child, Jones began singing in church and also took piano and voice lessons. She considers herself spiritual and appreciates the rituals of her church but does not consider herself deeply religious.Here, in the tradition of Billie Holiday, was a stunningly beautiful, blues infused voice.
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.On a Tuesday night, I walked into the Living Room just as the singer announced the last song of the set.The Dinah Washington classic "Since I fell for You" filled the room and I was struck breathless.She attended Cross Timbers Middle School and Grapevine High School before transferring to Booker T.Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas.She attended Interlochen Center for the Arts during the summers.