Crown Jewels came together in NEW YORK in 1995, but its two core musicians, brothers John (bass) and Steve Conte (vocals/guitar), started recording together on the ages of 9 and ten within their family’s family room. Following the 1994 divide of the nationally known, blues-rock powered group Business of Wolves, the duo shifted forward within their musical pursuits with previous Psychedelic Furs/Iggy Pop drummer, Paul Garisto. The Conte brothers, who have been known because of their session use famous brands David Bowie and Peter Wolf, needed a vehicle to convey their own make of pop-derived songwriting. This ended up being Crown Jewels, who’ve released two albums since 1996. Once the Conte brothers had been an integral part of Business of Wolves in the first ’90s, that they had been agreed upon to Mercury Information. When that music group folded and Crown Jewels started, the Contes began their very own label, Thunderdog Music, to market their brand-new group. They released their debut record, Spitshine, in 1996. The record displayed a variety of folk, pop, rock and roll, and blues components. The discharge from the group’s second record, Linoleum, implemented in 1999, duplicating lots of the same stylistic factors which were showcased on Spitshine.
Full Name Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom
Music Songs Keep Yourself Alive, Doing All Right, Great King Rat, My Fair King, Liar, The Night Comes Down, Modern Times Rock ’n’ Roll, Son & Daughter, Jesus, Seven Seas of Rhye…, Procession, Father to Son, White Queen (As It Began), Some Day One Day, The Loser in the End, Ogre Battle, The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke, Nevermore, The March of the Black Queen, Funny How Love Is, Seven Seas of Rhye, Brighton Rock, Killer Queen, Tenement Funster, Flick Of The Wrist, Lily Of The Valley, Now I'm Here, In The Lap Of The Gods, Stone Cold Crazy, Dear Friends, Misfire, Bring Back That Leroy Brown, She Makes Me (Stormtrooper In Stilettos), In The Lap Of The Gods ... Revisited, Death on Two Legs (Dedicated To...), Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon, I'm in Love With My Car, You’re My Best Friend, '39, Sweet Lady, Seaside Rendezvous, The Prophet's Song, Love of My Life, Good Company, Bohemian Rhapsody, God Save the Queen, Tie Your Mother Down, You Take My Breath Away, Long Away, Millionaire Waltz, You And I
Nominations Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television, TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials, British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Original Television Music, British Academy Television Craft Award for Film Sound, British Academy Television Craft Award for Best Design, British Academy Television Craft Award for Film Editor, British Academy Television Craft Award for Film Cameraman