On her new album …Little Broken Hearts, folk singer and Texas sweetheart Norah Jones strikes a significantly darker tone than on her previous work. On the murder ballad “Miriam,” perhaps the darkest of all the tracks, she describes killing her lover’s mistress. As of this Wednesday, “Miriam” has an equally eerie video to match.
Jones’ new video, directed by Philip Andelman (and available exclusively at SPIN.com), is one
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To promote …Little Broken Hearts and the video, Jones will be appearing on Conan next Monday to perform “Miriam,” as well as on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on August 13 to perform “Say Goodbye,” another cut from the album. She is also preparing to embark on the second part of her U.S. tour starting next Tuesday. She’ll be appearing in Austin on October 19 at the ACL Moody Theatre, as well as in Houston at the Bayou Music Center on October 20 and the McFarlin Auditorium in Dallas on October 22.