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I'm a Gemini and I have a lot of different moods. Sometimes I'm very serious and introspective and pensive, but other times I'm completely goofy and girlie. So, I like my songs to cover all my moods.

I'm a Gemini and I have a lot of different moods. Sometimes I'm very serious and introspective and pensive, but other times I'm completely goofy and girlie. So, I like my songs to cover all my moods.

Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.

Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend.

I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave.

I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave.

On my own I generally have very messy hair, wear jeans and sneakers. ---->>>

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous, there's really nothing to lose. There's no wrong you can't make right again, so be kinder to yourself, you know, have fun, take chances. There's no bounds.

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous, there's really nothing to lose. There's no wrong you can't make right again, so be kinder to yourself, you know, have fun, take chances. There's no bounds.

Amazingly, I've been sort of an anomaly in the music industry. I feel like I've been able to exist as kind of a throwback artist. ---->>>

Hard times make you bitter or make you more compassionate. ---->>>

I'm becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that's what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time. ---->>>

I guess I'm a Gemini through and through, but I'm mercurial. I get bored doing the same things. ---->>>

I don't see the world unless I see it in ink. ---->>>

The things you fear are undefeatable, not by their nature, but by your approach. ---->>>

When we're children we're told love is going to be great: Just fall in love, the rest will take care of itself - and then we fall in love and we realize, Okay, this is actually really, really hard work. This guy doesn't just tell me I'm great every day, you know?

When we're children we're told love is going to be great: Just fall in love, the rest will take care of itself - and then we fall in love and we realize, Okay, this is actually really, really hard work. This guy doesn't just tell me I'm great every day, you know?

My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact. If that doesn't happen, none of this is worth it. ---->>>

I didn't mean to be a songwriter; I just was writing for fun, you have all day to do it. I was homeless so that's all I had to do. ---->>>

I'm trying to be in the moment and really enjoy my pregnancy. I feel really lucky. ---->>>

Most of us don't spend any time knowing ourselves. We just keep reacting. ---->>>

Once you are successful, there's a very seductive rhythm at work that keeps you wanting to outdo yourself. By the end of 'Spirit' I felt like I didn't want to get into that trap. It almost makes you cartoon-like. ---->>>

I consider myself a product of Alaska. The love and the debt that I feel to my home state, you always want your hometown to be the proudest of you. ---->>>

I developed a loyal following. No one knew I was homeless. ---->>>

I think being raised spending so much time outdoors was really important - while you're in it, you might not know, but now I think of the things I was thankful for. ---->>>

Being part of the natural world reminds me that innocence isn't ever lost completely; we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it. ---->>>

I enjoy hard work; I love setting goals and achieving them. ---->>>

I was homeless and I was in San Diego and I started singing in a local coffee shop and people started coming to hear me sing. ---->>>

Like every girl, I felt amazing pressure to look like the popular girls, but no one told me the popular girls were all air brushed in magazines. ---->>>

Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous; there's really nothing to lose. ---->>>

You have a different crowd every night, so you should do a different show to suit them. I tailor the show to their mood. ---->>>

If someone is willing to help you understand your own worth when you're vulnerable, that's a very touching thing. It makes you want to help other people. ---->>>

I consider myself a product of Alaska. The love and the debt that I feel to my home state - you always want your hometown to be the proudest of you, and so it's heartbreaking to hear people say snarky things. ---->>>

I was turning 20 during my first record. Those decade birthdays always kind of cause me, it seems, to reflect, look back, and then look forward. I just was closing this period of my life where I was living in a car and scrambling my whole life to then signing a six-record deal with Atlantic. ---->>>

If you write a hit song for Britney Spears, it's worth several million dollars. Just one song! And it might have taken you two hours to do it. It's like mining for gold. It takes a lot of skill and a lot of technique. ---->>>

I'm somebody who, as a child, had a lot of insecurity about stable housing, where I was going to be living, if I was going to have a roof over my head, all those types of things. And I know the impact it can have on you psychologically and emotionally. ---->>>

Some people want fame, popularity and huge sales. I've always hoped to have a really long career. So I've tried to make each of my creative decisions and business decisions to allow for longevity. As a side effect I got really famous and really big. I didn't realize the two could go together.

Some people want fame, popularity and huge sales. I've always hoped to have a really long career. So I've tried to make each of my creative decisions and business decisions to allow for longevity. As a side effect I got really famous and really big. I didn't realize the two could go together.

I've been writing lullabies since the beginning. I kind of did it for myself to help myself fall asleep when I really worried, like when I was homeless and I'd fall asleep in my car. ---->>>

I'm half alive but I feel mostly dead. ---->>>

It's really fun to see young kids trying to find excellence in themselves. ---->>>

I never found much comfort in overly organized religion of any sort. ---->>>

I wrote the song 'Angels Standing By'... to try and soothe myself - rock myself to sleep, basically - because I was so scared and stressed. ---->>>

I find you get out of people what you put into them. ---->>>

Lots of people have gone from public housing to do great things in the world and have a tremendous sense of duty to their fellow man because of it. ---->>>

So what are we given? We're also given, my generation, the disillusionment of our parents. ---->>>

There's no wrong you can't make right again, so be kinder to yourself; you know, have fun, take chances. Those bounds. ---->>>

What's great about music is it takes so many kinds of people, including me. Everybody is in a different place. ---->>>

Writing is a really good first step toward that goal of knowing yourself. ---->>>

I have a sneaking suspicion that all religions lead to the same place, a very unified place. ---->>>

I was Renee Zellweger's fat doppelganger. If she ever played in a movie where she needed to be fat, apparently I could be her stunt double. ---->>>

I've always been a workhorse, and I've been supporting myself since I was 15. ---->>>

We must all work together to end youth homelessness in America. ---->>>

I was raised really poor and so was my husband. ---->>>

I'm not a wild and crazy person. ---->>>

I've always had a love for poetry and when I got signed to a record label I thought, 'How odd that I'm doing a record before a book of poetry,'

I've always had a love for poetry and when I got signed to a record label I thought, 'How odd that I'm doing a record before a book of poetry,'

I get bored very easily. I have a voracious appetite and I do not feel alive if I'm repeating something I'm good at. So I'm always looking for new challenges. ---->>>

I think family mealtime is really important. There's a lot of research that shows kids are going to do better in school and have more self-esteem if you can all sit down and eat together. ---->>>

I have a life that I enjoy; I try and value the things that I think are worth valuing and everything else is icing. You know, it is a kick to go down the red carpet in that dress and then you go back home. ---->>>

It's like a garden: Whatever you water the most will do the best. At some point, you decide whether you'll water your career or your relationship more. ---->>>

I have hundreds and hundreds of songs waiting to get on albums, but I don't know about the three-month radio tours and if I'll be interested in that. I haven't figured it out, but I will definitely be doing music, whether it is independent or with a major record label. ---->>>

I sort of came out at the dawn of the Internet in the mid-90s and I think it helped break my career. I think I was one of the first artists to really benefit from the grassroots swell that can happen online. I don't know if I would have broken out without it. ---->>>

I would love to write more children's books. There is such a high standard out there for children's books; there are really amazing writers. It is a fantastic creative outlet and such an amazing teaching tool. The thing I love about kids, too, is it is so imaginative and poetic. ---->>>

I've had mentors who were kind of the troubadour singer-songwriters, like Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Neil Young, and that's just what I've always liked - people who would talk real honestly about their lives and their circumstance. ---->>>

I'm the classic absent-minded professor: I'm very focused on something, and meanwhile, I've left the refrigerator door open for hours. ---->>>

I have always been a workaholic. ---->>>

The writers I respect the most had an undying commitment to a vision. ---->>>

I don't feel like I've changed as much as radio formats have changed. ---->>>

There are a lot of things about fame that are not conducive to being curious. It's been important for me to cloister myself off. ---->>>

For now I'm just enjoying being a mom. I don't want to be more famous and more rich. I want to be a good mom. ---->>>

I don't exist without writing. ---->>>

I grew up doing live tours and playing in bars, so it was what I love to do. ---->>>

I have this theory- that if we're told we're bad, then that's the only ideal we'll ever have. ---->>>

I hope that my life ends up being my greatest work of art, not just my music. ---->>>

I love being in a band. ---->>>

I love playing big rooms. There's nothing like it. It's a power trip. ---->>>

I love shows about creating and cooking. Sometimes they're so extraordinary, you end up setting yourself to fail. ---->>>

I love touring - I don't do it as often as I should. ---->>>

I moved out of home when I was 15. ---->>>

I tend to eat what I want, which probably isn't good. ---->>>

I think when kids just see well-crafted poetry, it's just obtuse to them. It's hard to relate to. ---->>>

I'm a happy mum. I didn't think it was in the cards for me, so I feel very blessed. ---->>>

I'm fairly specific about what I like to wear and looks are important to me, just like they are to everybody. ---->>>

I'm not a partygoer. ---->>>

I've always toured solo acoustic. ---->>>

I've been performing on stage since I was six years old. ---->>>

If I'm a phenomenon, it makes me feel like I have no purpose. ---->>>

My fans get passionate about certain songs. ---->>>

Some of my favorite poets had a tremendous sense of whimsy, so it's a writing style I guess I admire. ---->>>

The show is different every night, because I never write a setlist. ---->>>

Without a band, I'm much more free to improvise. ---->>>

I was really inspired while I was pregnant and I wrote a whole album for my baby. I wanted to write a kids album that didn't annoy parents. I used The Beatles 'Rocky Raccoon' as sort of a starting place for my writing. ---->>>

I want my whole life to be a great work of art, not just my art. And that means paying attention to my entire life and trying to make sure my whole life is balanced.

I want my whole life to be a great work of art, not just my art. And that means paying attention to my entire life and trying to make sure my whole life is balanced.

My second record I used a producer, which was frustrating in a way, because I think a lot of the punky spirit and provocative nature of the lyrics didn't come across - the music was pretty. ---->>>

My husband and I have kept a good balance between the work and the rest. I feel so lucky having a job, and I know so may people who focus too much on work, and their home lives suffer. ---->>>

Records have never really been my strong suit. I've always been a much better live act. I didn't understand the language of the studio. You sing differently in a studio. The language, the craft - it's just a whole different deal. I avoided the problem on my first record by doing a live album. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Jewel
Nationality: American
Born: 05-23, 1974
Birthplace: in Payson, Utah, The United States
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Occupation: Musician

Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter musician, guitarist, producer, actress, author, and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2008, has sold over 30 million albums worldwide. She rose to prominence with her debut album, Pieces of You, released in 1995, which went on to become one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 12 times platinum (wikipedia)