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Jewel – You Were Meant For Me – Cassette

 

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Jewel – You Were Meant For Me – Cassette

You Were Meant For Me is one of Jewel’s most iconic songs, released as part of her debut album, “Pieces of You,” in 1995. This song is a standout track that showcases Jewel’s distinctive vocal style and her folk-pop sensibility. It became one of the most recognizable hits of the 1990s, significantly contributing to the album’s success, which is one of the best-selling debut albums of all time.

Jewel made her mark as a singer and songwriter with her 1995 debut album, Pieces of You, which featured the hit songs “Who Will Save Your Soul” and “You Were Meant For Me.” Jewel Kilcher was raised in rural Alaska and moved to southern California in the early 1990s. She lived in a van and sang in coffeehouses, gaining a following and, eventually, a record deal.

Her introspective folk-pop songs and vocal talents had critics comparing her to Alanis Morissette and Tori Amos, and her second album, Spirit (1998) was an immediate success. In addition to being a pop star, Jewel published A Night Without Armor in 1998, a collection of poetry that became a best-seller, and she co-starred with Tobey Maguire and Skeet Ulrich in the 1999 film Ride With the Devil (directed by Ang Lee). Her other records include a collection of Christmas songs, Joy: A Holiday Collection (1999), and 2001’s This Way.

You Were Meant For Me features a gentle, acoustic guitar-driven melody complemented by Jewel’s clear, emotive voice. The lyrics speak of the aftermath of a relationship, capturing feelings of longing and the difficulty of moving on. The song’s reflective and introspective nature resonated deeply with listeners, helping it secure a lasting place in the annals of pop music.

Critically acclaimed for its heartfelt lyrics and simplicity, the song exemplifies Jewel’s skill as a songwriter and her ability to convey deep emotions with minimal instrumentation. It remained on the Billboard charts for an impressive amount of time and helped cement Jewel’s place as a significant figure in the singer-songwriter genre of the late 90s.

You Were Meant For Me is a testament to Jewel’s talent and her ability to craft songs that are both personal and universally appealing. It remains a beloved track for many fans and a highlight of Jewel’s musical career.

Atlantic Records

Track Listing
1. You were meant for me (album edit)
2. Cold Song (Non LP Bonus Track)
3. Rocker Girl (Non LP Bonus Track)

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