Top 10 Jewel Songs

Jewel Songs

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Our Top 10 Jewel songs article takes a look at 10 of the best and most successful Jewel songs released throughout the artist’s fabulous career. Born in Homer, Alaska in 1974 Jewel found her way to the United States attending a Michigan College studying voice. She would soon begin a career on the West Coast as a nightclub performer where she was eventually signed to Atlantic Records in the early 1990s. Her debut album released in 1995 entitled Pieces of You became a monster hit. Not only was her album a huge success on the music charts and sold very well, Jewel would soon become a performer that would garner a large loyal following of mostly young female teens.

Jewel’s early music was defined by a soft rock sound that was very popular in the early 70s but touched up with a fresh modern 90s sound. In the early 2000s, she dabbled in dance music just like so many other artists did. At the  end of the decade she began releasing country records in which she proved to also be successful at. However, Jewel’s legacy will always be defined by her 1990’s records when she became a huge star with an interesting story to tell. Our top 10 Jewel songs list takes a look at some of the best songs she released during her career while also presenting some of the multiple genres of music she released.

# 10 – Stand

We open up our top 10 songs list with the Jewel song entitled “Stand.”  The song was released on the album entitled 0304. The album was released in 2003. This was an album that was a dramatic departure from the style of music Jewel had been recording as a folk pop artist. The 0304 album was pretty much a dance record. And a very good one at that. So we thought it would be interesting to open up this Jewel songs list with this really cool tune. “Stand,” was the first single released from the album and it was a really successful one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Dance Charts peaking at number one.

# 9 – Stay Here Forever

Continuing with our top 10 Jewel songs list was take a listen to the great song entitled “Stay Here Forever.” This is the first of two country style Jewel songs on this list. The song was released on the album entitled Sweet and Wild. The album was released in 2010. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Country Charts peaking at number 34.

# 8 – Stronger Woman

In the number eight spot our top 10 Jewel songs list we present the song entitled “Stronger Woman.” This is the second of two country songs presented on this Jewel songs list. The song was released on the album entitled Perfectly Clear. The album was released in 2008. It was the first single released from the album.The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number 84. It charted much higher on the Country Charts reaching all the way up to number thirteen.

# 7 – Down So Long

This one has always been one of our favorites. How could you not love the soul in this one. In the number seven position on our top 10 Jewel songs list is the song entitled “Down So Long.”  The song was released on the album entitled Spirit.The album was released in 1998. It was the second single released from the album. The song was a semi hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number 59.

# 6 – Standing Still

Landing in the number six spot our top 10 Jewel songs list we present the song “Standing Still.” This one was a cross between her folk music as it crossed over into the rock pop adult contemporary sound. The song was released on the album entitled The Way. The album was released in 2001. It was the first of four singles released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number 25.

# 5 – Hands

At the halfway point on our top 10 Jewel songs list is the beautiful song entitled “Hands.” The song was issued on the album entitled Spirit. The album was released in 1998. It was the first single released from the album. “Hands,” would become Jewel’s third top 10 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number six. The song also was major success on the Billboard Hot Airplay Charts reaching all the way up to number two.

# 4 – Intuition

The song “Intuition,” was one of the songs that represented Jewel’s foray into dance pop music in the early 2000s. This one also has a slight Arabic feel to the groove and the melody that makes it pretty interesting. The song was released on the album entitled 0304. The album was released in 2003. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a huge hit on the US Billboard Dance Charts peaking at number one! It was also Jewel’s last Gold single record of the past twenty years.

# 3 – Who Will Save Your Soul

If you have only ever heard one Jewel song which is probably not likely it would probably be this one. Jewel’s great debut single “Who Will Save Your Soul” stands as one of her signature songs. The song was released on Jewel’s debut album in 1998. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number eleven making it her first top 20 hit. It was the first song most fans ever heard from the great new singer they called Jewel.

# 2 – Foolish Games

As we start to come to a close on our top 10 Jewel songs list we celebrate the song “Foolish Games.” This was one that really helped Jewel formulate her loyal cult following. The song was released on the album entitled Pieces of You. It was the second single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number two. The song also hit number one on the Billboard Adult Airplay charts.

# 1 – You Were Meant for Me

We close out our top 10 Jewel songs list with her beautiful song “You Were Meant For Me.” The song was released on the album entitled Pieces of You . It was the fifth and final single released from the album. The song became Jewel’s first number one single on  the Billboard Adult Contemporary charts. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number two. “You Were Meant For Me.” would also become Jewel’s only platinum selling single.

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