NEW YORK (AP) — The title of Norah Jones’ new album, “Pick Me Up Off the Floor,” has two chief meanings.
After spending two years recording one-off monthly sessions, the piano-playing jazz-pop singer realized she had enough great songs piled up. “I didn’t know what was happening with them. I was sort of picking them up and putting them together. That was sort of the idea,” she said.
The other meaning? It’s the extremely literal one: the songs were sad, and Jones needed a hand getting up.
“That feeling of desperation, when you just need somebody to pick you up, it was all of that,” she said.
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