[For Immediate Release]
Jessica Childress “sings of finding freedom” in her new video exclusively premiered by Soulbounce.com
"Far Away” debuted as #2 Hot Track on Apple Music and iTunes
Opening for soul music heavy hitter, Allen Stone tonight in Ventura and tomorrow in San Luis Obispo
9.28.16: Recently we shared the exciting news regarding the release of Jessica Childress’ new single, “Far Away” which debuted at #2 on Apple Music’s R&B Hot Tracks, as well as on iTunes Hot Tracks overall. Now, we’re thrilled to share with you that SoulBounce.com has premiered the corresponding music video for “Far Away” on the eve of of her opening performance for Allen Stone TONIGHT, 9/28.
Watch her new video for “Far Away” here.
“This video is all about letting go — letting go of all the things that weigh you down and allowing yourself to be free. We are so entangled with ’tangible’ in our lives — technology, careers, relationships. And I wanted to visually show ALL of the beauty that we can miss if you never take the time to let go.” — Jessica Childress
Here’s what reviewers have said about her single “Far Away” already:
“Take one-part Chaka Khan, one-part Donna Summer and you’ll have an eclectic soul singer with a voice touched by angels” - SoulBounce.com
“With its bass intro and its steady beat, the song provides a great backdrop for Jessica’s powerful vocals in a mixture that we’re absolutely digging.” –SoulTracks.com
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More about Jessica Childress: Jessica Childress is an LA-based singer/songwriter who gained national notoriety while on Season 4 of NBC’s The Voice and as the backup singer for well renowned musician, Allen Stone. She is reminiscent of the golden age of classic soul, with “Diana Ross’ soul and Donna Summer’s addictive nature." Since then, she has supported national acts including Gavin DeGraw, Fitz and the Tantrums and most recently Allen Stone on his southern California sold out shows. In addition, Jessica has also shared the stage with great acts like Richie Sambora, Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum and OAR.
For her debut album, Jessica worked with producer/drummer Alex Elena (Alice Smith, Citizen Cope) and producer/guitarist Topher Mohr (Mayer Hawthorne) at M15 West. It is slated for release in the Spring of 2017 with the first single, “Far Away” released this past August. She’s recently opened for Allen Stone on several sold out shows in southern California as well as Charles Bradley in northern California.
About Juel Concepts:
Juel Concepts is a Los Angeles based boutique music marketing/PR and management agency for select musicians, founded in 2013 by Kristin Juel, and branding specialist and agency veteran whom helped lead the creative strategy at Cliff Freeman and Partners on Church’s Chicken (winner of a Cannes Lion Bronze in 2000). Juel Concepts’ philosophy is sustainable growth with a few select bands allowing for an intimate and personalized relationship with management, while also maintaining highly specialized partners to support their music and brand build. It’s one step shy of a label, with distribution set through Kobalt/AWAL, to support artist achieve their goals in all creative endeavors without the timing constraints regarding the launch of their music or loss of their earnings from distribution of their music.
About Director/Cinematographer Michael Wild:
Michael Wild got his start as a rock show producer and songwriter, touring internationally and releasing nearly 20 albums on numerous record labels - after which came his debut cinematic effort. The award-winning "Love, Elias" shot on 35mm film, provided Wild with the freedom to direct, write, produce, DP, edit and compose music. His next film, and first digital project, "Strictly Liminal," was invited to showcase at Cannes in the Court Métrage of 2014. His first feature length screenplay, The Falconer’s Apprentice, was also a finalist in the Sundance Institute Screenwriting Lab. He is currently developing feature length films.