"DO YOUR DAMN JOB" from YOU'RE COUNTRY NOW, a song about Jessica’s recycling woes with a small Texas town is still enjoying chart success. Now #1 on the INDIE WORLD REPORT, the world chart for independant country music artists. This year it has received over 1400 spins a week nationally, made it to #19 on the New Music Weekly National Country Chart, #8 on the national Indie Chart, #9 on the COUNTRY MOST ADDED Chart, top 5 on COUNTRY PRIME MOVER Chart, and #1 on MOST SPIN INCREASE Chart!
Born and raised on the Gulf coast of Texas, Jessica has spent much of her life doing anything related to music and the arts. (Singing, songwriting & live performance are just her favorites) Jessica’s sophomore effort, YOU'RE COUNTRY NOW, self produced with Associate Producers Scott Harris (Stinson Studios), Jason Richard (Clockright Studios), and David Valley (Sonic Arts Recording) landed her a Nomination for FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR by The Texas Music Awards for her performance on this CD project. It is a brilliant display of all Jessica's finely honed skills as a Singer, Songwriter and Producer.
Some reviews of YOU’RE COUNTRY NOW, "...Outstanding vocals...Inimitable Style." - Lucky Boyd Co-Founder of My Texas Music; "YOU’RE COUNTRY NOW is a terrific album from the talented Jessica Shepherd...This album is for all Country music fans that enjoy a fresh and innovating classical approach to the genre and features a talented female vocalist..." - Radio Indy; to quote a few.
Her debut album, TRAVELLINGIRL brought international acclaim with chart success in Australia that resulted in 3 international tours and song placements in Chicago based, Robert Alaniz's "D.I.N.K.S" and "THE VISION" (IMDB listed) movie soundtracks.
Jessica performs regularly with her band, JESS and the BEST in the Austin, TX area and across Texas mainly and will be releasing a LIVE CD this year. Coming soon!!! Check out her gig schedule right here on Reverb Nation!