Nashville, TN (June 30, 2020)
Christian rock artist Jodi Essex continues to speak boldly with the same daring abandon that inspired her to release faith-based music in the first place. As she continues answering the call to live for Christ in a way that is unapologetic to the world, Jodi extends the invitation for listeners to be “irreverent” with her. On June 26, 2020, Jodi released her new album, Irreverent, with a livestream premiere on Facebook and YouTube.
Watch the premiere here:
“When you see your passion project reaching the far corners of our world, you can’t help but feel both humbled and grateful. Like most, I’ve always believed music is the universal love language that unites all people.” —Jodi Essex
Stepping out in the spirit of “Irreverent,” Jodi is embracing new ways to connect with her audience in a meaningful way. Within the album’s signature devotional, Jodi offers a personal message to her listeners about her faith journey, paired with lyrics and the stories that inspired them; handcrafted by Jodi, this holistic experience also includes scriptural references inspired by core messages and a prayer reflection. In addition to connecting with her fans online, Jodi can’t wait to rock out with fans through live shows so all leave feeling inspired, uplifted and energized.
Preview full album:
Written and recorded at Uphill Studios in Atlanta, GA alongside Studio Owner, Producer and Drummer Sean Hill (Jamie Grace, Clay Crosse, Landry Cantrell), “Irreverent” is part of a 10-song record that is both guitar-driven and melodic with lyrics that are forthright, yet introspective. Backed by an experienced team of musicians, the single features guitarist and bassist Jadan Sorenson, Pablo Melgar on keys, Josh Smith on strings, and Jon-Paul Keller on background vocals.