For music fans on both sides of the equator, this is a very good thing.
Born among the hearty seafaring folk of Canada’s Halifax, Nova Scotia, Poltz has lived most of his life in Southern California, where the sun treated his rocky Canadian DNA like clothes in a dryer.
Released in 1995, Jewel’s slow-building first single, “Who Will Save Your Soul,” kick-started her dizzying rise to fame in 1996.
Now, two decades later, the former San Diego singer-songwriter bares her soul in vivid detail in her memoir “Never Broken — Songs Are Only Half the Story.” "I did not write a ‘tell-all’,” stresses Jewel, who nonetheless cuts right to the chase in her new book. 15 by the Penguin Random House-owned Blue Rider Press.
Five years later, he recorded Chinese Vacation, an album heavily influenced by the events of September 11 and the murder of one of his closest friends.
During a radio interview and performance on the Dave, Shelly, and Chainsaw radio program, he performed a "male" version of "You Were Meant For Me".
I’m actually contractually obligated to mention The Olive Garden at least three times during this interview as they have promised to feed my band for free and provide us with clean underwear and 9 volt batteries and all the napkins and creamy garlic dressing we can handle. Then I try to wash the germy sins off of my body with bleach and and Borax.
Wake up and tell the person next to me that I need them to leave immediately, if not sooner.
He attended the University of San Diego, where he received a degree in political science, he met guitarist Robert Driscoll and The Rugburns were formed.
Her new album, “Picking Up the Pieces,” will be released Friday by Sugar Hill Records. After her parents split up when she was a child, Jewel writes, her father, Atz Kilcher, was abusive to her and her two brothers.
She began living on her own at 15, earned a scholarship to Michigan’s Interlochen Center for the Arts at 16, then graduated two years later.
To suggest that Steve Poltz isn’t normal is about as safe a statement as one could make.
You would basically require the powers of the Hubble space telescope to locate Steve Poltz from any region of normalcy.
In 1998, Poltz released his first solo album, One Left Shoe, for Mercury Records.