Jessica Frech

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Jessica Frech
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Background information
Born (1991-10-30) October 30, 1991 (age 23)
Orlando, Florida [1]
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Folk/Pop
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Years active 2009-present
Labels unsigned
Website www.jessicamusic.com

Jessica Frech is an American pop/folk singer-songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee. Jessica is attending Belmont University, majoring in songwriting.[2]

Frech gained worldwide notoriety with the release of the “People of Walmart” music video on YouTube.[3] The comedy video features images from the People of Walmart photo blog along with an original score written by Frech.[4] Shortly after release, the video went viral with multi-millions of views.[5] The video has been featured on G4’s Attack of the Show,[2] Fox News,[6] Billboard,[7] Jimmy Fallon, AOL, and MSNBC [8][9] "People of Walmart" video gained the attention of Hyundai which hired Jessica to create two commercials for their 2011 holiday campaign.[9]

On August 20, 2009 Frech released her debut album “Grapefruit”.[10] The album features six original songs recorded by Grammy nominated, Bart Pursley [11]

Frech released her first Christmas album “Pull My Finger To Hear Jingle Bells” on December 6, 2011.[12] The album contains two traditional Christmas songs “Jingle Bells” and “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” along with two originals.

On December 18, 2011 Frech started a Kickstarter Campaign [13] to fund her first full-length album “Reality”. The original goal of $8,000 was met in less than 72 hrs.[14] On February 5, 2012 the project was successfully funded by 718 backers pledging a total of $28,938.[13]

Frech joined the second annual national DigiTour for two shows[15] in Houston, TX on March 15, 2012 [16] and Dallas, TX on March 16, 2012.[17]

Frech’s first full length album “Reality” was released on March 20, 2012. The album has 12 songs. One track, “I Tried to Die Young”, features rock legend Melanie Safka.[18]

YouTube[edit]

Frech’s YouTube channel has over 12 million views.[19]

Videos[edit]

Title Details Release Date
Reality

Music Video

April 2, 2012

Our Family Christmas

Music Video

December 6, 2011

Black Friday Night

Parody of the song Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) by Katy Perry

November 23, 2011

People of Walmart 2

Music Video

November 17, 2011

Dance

Music Video

November 14, 2011

Kesha Done With Cookware

Cover of the song Blow by Kesha

August 21, 2011

Facebook Creeping

Music Video, Song Challenge

August 14, 2011

Airport Security

Music Video, Song Challenge

July 24, 2011

Awkwardness In An Elevator

Music Video, Song Challenge

July 11, 2011

I'm A Wizard

Parody of the Harry Potter movie series

July 7, 2011

Pee In Traffic

Music Video, Song Challenge

June 27, 2011

McWeiner

Music Video, Song Challenge

June 19, 2011

Time After Time (cover)

Cover of the song Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper

June 9, 2011

Can’t Get Better Than This

Music Video

June 2, 2011

Brand New Key (cover)

Cover of the song Brand New Key by Melanie Safka

May 22, 2011

People of Walmart

Music Video

May 5, 2011

It’s Me

Music Video

April 12, 2011

Fountain Lady Song

Music Video

January 24, 2011

Poker Face (cover)

Cover of the song Poker Face by Lady Gaga

March 27, 2010

Awards & Achievements[edit]

Break.com named music video "People of Walmart" as the #1 viral video of 2011 [20]

Named Hot-Up-N-Comer of 2010 by Woman’s Radio [11]

The Independent Singer Songwriters Association 2009 Honorable Mention for the song “Grapefruit” [11]

Placed 5th on OurStage.com for 2009 Folk Song of The Year for the song “Reality” [21]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details
Grapefruit EP
  • Release date: August 14, 2009
Pull My Finger To Hear Jingle Bells
  • Release date: August 5, 2011
Reality
  • Release date: March 20, 2012

Singles / Tracks[edit]

Year Single Album
2009 "Jewelry" Grapefruit EP
"Reality"
"Grapefruit"
"The Lullaby"
"Growing Older"
"This Little Flaw In Me"
2011 "People of Walmart ” People of Walmart - Single
"I’m a Wizard ” I’m a Wizard- Single
"People of Walmart 2” People of Walmart 2 - Single
"Annie ” Annie - Single
" I Fell In The Fountain” I Fell In The Fountain - Single
"Can't Get Better Than This" Can't Get Better Than This - Single
"Dance" Dance - Single
"Our Family Christmas" Pull My Finger To Hear Jingle Bells
"Jingle Bells"
"This Christmas"
"We Wish You A Merry Christmas"
2012 "Reality" Reality
"Fame"
"It’s Me"
"Hoping Against Hope "
"Grand Marquis"
"I Tried To Die Young (feat Melanie Safka)”
"Growing Older"
"Jewelry"
"Happiness"
"Brand New Key"
"Can’t Get Better Than This"
"Just The Two Of Us "
2014 "Speak Softer, Love Louder" Speak Softer, Love Louder"

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