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She’s 22 by Norah Jones

Filed Under: Songs

Geethali Norah Jones Shankar (though the world knows her as Norah Jones) is one of the most prominent singers, songwriters, and pianists of this decade. Since the launch of her solo career during 2002, Jones has earned several Grammy awards, released five albums, and earned platinum certification through the RIAA. Jones has sold over 50 million copies of her five studio albums and offered extraordinary collaborations with industry greats like Ray Charles, Willie Nelson, the Foo Fighters, Dolly Parton, Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristopherson, M. Ward, Herbie Hancock, Outcast, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Danger Mouse, Jack White, and Belle and Sebastian, Norah’s talent is remarkable. Her signature blend of commendable songwriting and jazzy, soulful style pulls at the heart and harnesses the mind.

“She’s 22
And she’s loving you
And you’ll never know how it makes me blue
Does it make you happy?

I’m holding on
To a thing that’s wrong
‘Cause we don’t belong
But you like my songs
And you make me happy

You can throw away
Every word I say

I’m standing still
On this hidden hill
And I’m looking around
For the right way down
To your distant valley

Your flowers grow in the frozen snow
And I’d like to know if it’s all a show
‘Cause you sure look happy
Are you really happy?

You’ll just throw away
Every word I say
You can throw away


Does she make you happy?
Does she make you happy?
Does she make you happy?
I’d like to see you happy”