Jewel Wrote A New Song As A "Eulogy" For Her Marriage, And Broke Down In Tears When She Came To Record The Track.
The singer split from her husband TY MURRAY in 2014 after six years of marriage, and she has now revealed she poured the heartache from her divorce into music for her new album Picking Up The Pieces.
Jewel reveals one song in particular, titled Love Used To Be, details the breakdown of the former couple's relationship.
She tells the New York Post, "This is a very raw, very emotional record... I wrote Love Used To Be as a eulogy for the marriage... I think I ruined seven takes. In general, I only do two takes of each song. But for this, I kept crying so much during the recording that I kept ruining takes, and had to come back to it later."
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The 40 year old has signed a deal with Penguin Random House imprint Blue Rider Press for a memoir, which is scheduled for release later this year (15).
Jewel has been a regular on the U.S. and world charts since the release of her first album Pieces of You 20 years ago. She also tasted literary success in 1998 when her poetry book A Night Without Armor sold over one million copies.
The star announced the break-up on her official website in July (14), revealing she and the retired bull riding champion had decided to divorce after six years of marriage.
She wrote, "Ty and I have always tried to live the most authentic life possible, and we wanted our separation as husband and wife to be nothing less loving than the way we came together. For some time we have been engaged in a private and difficult, but thoughtful and tender undoing of ourselves."
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The musician announced on Wednesday (02Jul14) that she and rodeo star Murray are heading for divorce after almost six years of marriage, but insisted they would continue to be "the best partners" to raise their boy Kase, who turns three on Friday (11Jul14).
They made good on the promise over the weekend as they came together to attend the 4th July parade in Colorado and Jewel showed fans there was no animosity between the former couple by sharing a picture of the trio on her Instagram.com page.
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The couple wed in August, 2008 and welcomed son Kase in 2011, but now the pair has decided to part ways.
Announcing the break-up on her official website, the country star writes, "My husband, friend and partner of 16 years and I have decided to get a divorce...
Continue reading: Jewel Splits From Husband Ty Murray
The star, who was once homeless, knows the value of gifts from the heart and always makes a point to send her cowboy husband special messages at Christmas time.
She explains, "I grew up on a ranch in Alaska, on a homestead, and we didn't have a lot of money, so we made each other gifts. I still really like to make handmade gifts for each other.
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American singer-songwriter Jewel and professional bull rider Ty Murray have named their newborn baby boy Kase Townes.
The American singer-songwriter and the professional bull rider - who have been trying to conceive for two years - welcomed a son weighing 7lbs 6oz in Texas on Monday (11.07.11) at 7pm local time.
Jewel - who wed Ty in 2008 - announced the birth news on her website, writing: "Ty and I are so pleased to welcome our new baby boy into the world. We are overcome with happiness - it really is as great as everyone told us it would be - better even!"
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The couple wed in the Bahamas in August (08) and have made starting a family their top priority.
And even though Jewel is currently busy working on her new album, Lullaby, and Murray is tied up with TV talent contest Dancing With The Stars, the pair want to put their baby plans into action soon.
Jewel tells Hollyscoop.com, "Ty and I would like to start a family. It's one of the reasons we got married, to start a family, so we're going to start working on it."
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Sexy singer Jewel has rekindled her romance with her rodeo cowboy beau TY
The 29-year-old INTUITION singer and seven-time world rodeo champion
Murray, 33, had been dating for five years, before breaking up briefly in March
But lately the pair have been spotted out together again. First, they were
seen strolling arm-in-arm through New York City, and then Murray joined the
singer during her 2 May (03) appearance on MTV's TOTAL REQUEST LIVE.
Continue reading: Jewel Back With Cowboy Beau
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