Jude Johnstone’s music brings to mind the poetic sensibilities of Laura Nyro and Jackson Browne. And if that weren’t enough, the girl is blessed with the kind of charisma that flat out oozes dark mystery and Earth Goddess sensuality ala’ Chrissie Hynde. High Praise? Yu bet! I’, a huge fan.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2006
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Jude Johnstone makes her national television debut when she appears on CBS’s “The Early Show” Saturday, March 18 to promote her CD “On a Good Day,” released on independent label BoJak Records. The highly regarded, “The Saturday Early Show,” airs between 6:00am-10:00am on 200+ CBS affiliates in the United States reaching 2 to 3 million viewers. The music segment on the show, “Second Cup Café,” has featured renowned artists Allison Krauss, Dianne Reeves, Anti DiFranco and Diane Schuur, among others. Johnstone will be interviewed, perform the title track “On a Good Day” and the haunting song “The Hereafter.”
Johnstone’s is an award-winning songwriter whose songs have been covered by a stellar list of recording artists including Johnny Cash (“Unchained”), Bonnie Raitt (“Wounded Heart”), Trisha Yearwood (“Hearts in Armor,” “The Women Before Me,” “When We Were Still in Love”), Bette Midler, Stevie Nicks and Jennifer Warnes. Johnstone’s debut CD “Coming of Age,” released in 2002, was featured on NPR’s “Morning Edition” and reached #5 on Amazon’s Best Seller’s List.
“On a Good Day” showcases Johnstone’s trademarks of meaningful lyrics and beautiful melodies, while transporting the listener through a diverse range of feelings. From the poignant “In This House,” and the haunting “The Hereafter,” to the engaging title track, the material reveals an artist who is unafraid to dive deep into emotional waters. This project has attracted an impressive group of guest artists including Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Rodney Crowell and Julie Miller. Their mutual respect for Jude and her music is expressed by several of the artist:
“Jude is one of the most soulful, deep singer-songwriters I know. “On a Good Day” is an extraordinary follow up to her brilliant first album, “Coming of Age.”-Bonnie Raitt
“Jude Johnstone’s music brings to mind the poetic sensibilities of Laura Nyro and Jackson Browne. And if that weren’t enough, the girl is blessed with the kind of charisma that flat out oozes dark mystery and Earth Goddess sensuality ala’ Chrissie Hynde. High Praise? Yu bet! I’, a huge fan.”- Rodney Crowell
“On a Good Day” and “Coming of Age” were released on independent label BoJak Records and distributed through Redeye. Contact BoJak Records: http://www.bojakrecords.com
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