Bassong was outstanding last season for the Canaries.
"Norwich came to me and honestly I made my decision really quickly; within 10 minutes was all it took," the former Tottenham defender told the Pink 'Un.
"I don't know what happened in my head, but I think the manager, Chris Hughton, played a big part in my decision. I rang my mum, I rang my dad and they just told me, yes, go for it. The target was always to stay in the Premier League. We want to be settled in the Premier League and be part of one of the teams who have been in it for a long time and improve month after month, year after year."