Thursday, June 24, 2004

Is this the next Norah Jones?

Soviet Georgia-born British sensation Katie Melua - On disc, she could pass for 40. Like Joss Stone and Nellie McKay, Melua defeats the stereotype of the teen pop diva by singing grownup music in a grownup way. The adults seem to like it, and the kids too. Since the beginning of the year, Melua has sold over one million copies of her debut album in Britain, where Call off the Search seems to have spanned the presumed demographic boundaries of the music market.

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