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THESE MOMENTS. 

  a fresh batch of melodies about life right now.

 

 

 

  

 

photography provided by Leah McEachern

 
 
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"AN ENCHANTING VOICE THAT EVOKES PURITY + SMOKY WARMTH"

THE SHORT STORY: 

       Jillian Edwards is a singer-songwriter living in Nashville, TN. A Dallas native, her latest album Daydream released in March of 2014 - charting at No. 6 on Billboard's New Artist Chart and #1 on iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart. Jillian is a signed writer for Razor & Tie Music Publishing and has had original songs on television series including ABC's Pretty Little Liars and MTV's Catfish, as well as on SiriusXM radio. In May of 2015, she founded The Deeply Co, a traveling music & art show celebrating makers of all kinds. With a sincere love of song & voice, Jillian is constantly between studio time, touring, writing, and championing artists in unique fields with The Deeply Co. She kicked off the 2015 fall tour season by opening for Jon Foreman's The Wonderlands tour and will be on tour with various artists for the remainder of the year. Jillian has announced that she is spontaneously releasing a fresh batch of melodies called These Moments, available in digital stores October 2, 2015. 

THE LONGER STORY:

   Jillian Edwards is singer-songwriter based in Nashville, TN. Originally from Dallas, TX, this 26-year old indie songstress has been compared to the likes of angels, with a sound influenced by artists such as Alison Krauss, Patty Griffin and Mindy Smith. Jillian’s ability to silence a room of strangers with just the distinct pureness of her voice and an acoustic guitar is a scene to behold.  Combining raw talent with honest melodies, she continues to captivate new fans and keep old ones faithfully returning each time she graces a stage. You may have caught her opening for a variety of talented artists over the last few years, including Jon Foreman, Drew & Ellie Holcomb, Josh Garrels, Ben Rector, David Ramirez, the Civil Wars, & more.
       Jillian wowed her earliest listeners in 2009 when she released her EP, Galaxies & Such. In late 2011, she graced fans with her second release, Headfirst, holding the #1 spot on singer-songwriter charts for its entire release week. It wasn’t long after that Jillian was planning a wedding, marrying the love of her life in December 2012. Married life quickly led to a musical side project with her husband, Will Franklin Chapman and brother-in-law, Caleb Chapman, both members of the band Colony House. They named the indie-folk trio “The Inlaws,” recording an EP and playing several successful local shows over the past year. In 2013, Jillian also had the honor of co-writing and singing on the title track of Ellie Holcomb’s “With You Now.” You may have also noticed her vocals on the “How Great Thou Art” track from Steven Curtis Chapman’s blue grass record, “Deep Roots.” Jillian performed on the cast of Studio Tenn's "The Hank Legacy" and "The Hank Cash Legacy" where one review described her as possessing an “enchanting voice that evokes the purity of Alison Krauss and the smoky warmth of Norah Jones.” Songs from Jillian's 2011 release “Headfirst” are faithfully played by both Delta Airlines inflight radio and Sirius XM.
       Jillian returned to the studio in the summer of 2013 to record her latest album Daydream with talented producer Joe Causey. Daydream released on March 11, 2014 - charting at No. 6 on Billboard's New Artist Chart its first week out and #1 on iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart. Additionally, Ryan Seacrest premiered the song "Gotta Have You" on his radio program, On Air with Ryan Seacrest, sharing Edwards' music with his millions of listeners around the world. The title track, "Daydream" was featured prior to the album’s full release when the track debut as the #1 song on an iTunes compilation album with other exclusive brand new songs from some of her favorite fellow Nashville artists, called Nashville Indie Spotlight 2014.
      With Daydream came fruitful partnerships with Razor & Tie Music Publishing & Primary Wave Management, and 2015 has kept Jillian busy and inspired with all things music and art. In May, she launched a creative collaboration entity called The Deeply Co (www.thedeeplyco.com) where she passionately showcases artists and makers of all kinds. In July of 2015 Jillian played & hosted the Deeply Goes West tour with Denver-based photographer Leah McEachern -  cultivating and documenting one of a kind, intimate concerts along the West Coast featuring a unique creative artist and establishment in each city. In November, The Deeply Market will make it's debut as an exclusive online event, spotlighting finely crafted goods from makers across America. Founding The Deeply Co has enriched Edwards' own craft of song with a spry continuity and has lead to the recent announcement of the unconventional, spirited digital release of her freshest batch of melodies: These Moments. This two-song package is available on iTunes NOW and was created with the help of sought-after producer, Ben Shive. This package serves as an honest & compelling page of this grand chapter in her life story, capturing a traveling, waiting, becoming soul - one moment at a time. 
 
 
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Daydream cover photo by Mikaela Hamilton, design by Keith Davis YoungThese Moments cover photo by Leah McEachern, design by Kaitlyn Toney. Marcy Cook Art featured in 'music' image.