A housebound Norah Jones carried out her rendition of Guns N’ Roses’ “Patience” on Twitter Thursday in an effort to boost donations for organizations serving to these in want through the coronavirus pandemic.
“I heard a song yesterday that made me feel good and I’ve always wanted to cover it. So I gave it a try,” Jones mentioned of her piano model of the acoustic GN’R Lies traditional, a tune that resonates particularly now given social distancing edicts throughout the nation.
Hey everybody. I hope you’re okay in these unusual instances. If you’re able to make a donation, there are lots of organizations who’re getting meals or provides to folks in want. @FeedingAmerica, @MusiCares are a pair.#livefromhome #playdate #gunsnroses #patience #love
— Norah Jones (@NorahJones) March 19, 2020
The singer added, “I hope you’re OK in these strange times. If you’re in a position to make a donation, there are many organizations that are getting food or supplies to people in need. @FeedingAmerica, @MusiCares are a couple… And please stay home as a pledge of social responsibility to our medical professionals.”
Jones just lately introduced plans to launch her new LP Pick Me Up Off the Floor, due out May eighth. The album incorporates a pair of collaborations with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, together with the primary single “I’m Alive.” The report marks Jones’ second collaboration with Tweedy, who co-wrote and produced two tracks on her 2019 album Begin Again. “Norah’s been a great friend for a long time and she’s one of the most effortless musicians I’ve ever played with,” Tweedy informed Rolling Stone.
Jones and Mavis Staples are scheduled to embark on a joint tour beginning May 10th, however given the coronavirus outbreak, the destiny of their trek is unclear.