Ex-Wreckers Jessica Harp goes to radio with single
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
– Former member of The Wreckers, Jessica Harp, went to radio today with her single A Woman Needs,
the title-track off her forthcoming album.
The song talks about taking risks and getting second chances to follow your dreams. "A Woman Needs is a really special song," Harp said. "It's about women coming into their own and following their dreams, following their paths, and sometimes taking the path unknown. I think the obvious answer with me, the dream that I've followed, is the dream that I've had since I was three years old - to grow up to be a country singer."
The video will premiere on AOL's The Boot on Monday, Jan. 25 and making of the video webisodes are currently featured on the site. The webisodes will run in correlation with a contest where fans will obtain a code at the end of each webisode to enter on the sweeps page. The sweeps page is located at www.jessicaharp.com/awomanneeds, and the winner will win a weekend getaway to Nashville and a meeting with Harp.
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