It all started at the CMAO Awards, when Jessica Mitchell performed her new song “Workin’ on Whiskey”. The crowd filled fans and industry types alike rewarded her chilling solo acoustic performance with a standing ovation. The song was quickly recorded for radio, and is now available for download on iTunes. In the few weeks since the release of the single, Mitchell has been nominated for a CCMA Award for Roots Artist of the Year.
“Workin’ on Whiskey” was the #1 Most Added single on Canadian Country Radio stations for the week of July 13, and has gained praise from media and icons alike, including country superstar Terri Clark. Here is a glimpse of what the industry is saying about Jessica Mitchell, her talent and “Workin on Whiskey”:
"At the CMAO Awards, Mitchell’s performance of Workin’ on Whiskey got the night’s only standing ovation. Country 104 in London played the single Wednesday in what could very well be the start of an amazing career; she has been called “Country’s Adele.”" - Chris Jancelewicz, Global News
"The song, “Workin’ on Whiskey,” is a bluesy country love ballad that showcases Mitchell’s powerful vocals." - Ryan Porter, Toronto Star
"Jessica Mitchell writes and sings with her heart on her sleeve, if Workin’ On Whiskey does not ignite your soul there’s something wrong with you." - Brad Gibb, Program Director, Country 104 London
"It’s been a long time since I’ve been so impressed by a new artist. If the sky’s the limit, Jessica’s going to need every inch." - Steve Kassay, VP, Programming/Operations, KX947 Hamilton & KX96 Oshawa.
Connect with Jessica Mitchell online:
Twitter: @Jessica Mitchell