Award-winning singer/songwriter Grace Pettis delivers her highly-anticipated, debut full album release on MPress Records titled Working Woman. The record is packed with rich storytelling, stirring vocals, and powerful featured guests including Indigo Girls (“Landon”), Ruthie Foster (“Pick Me Up”), Dar Williams (“Any Kind of Girl''), The Watson Twins (''Never Get It Back”), Gina Chavez (“Mean Something”) and Mary Bragg (“Paper Boat''). Produced by lauded singer/songwriter Mary Bragg and mixed by 2x Grammy® award winner Shani Gandhi (Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical), Working Woman debuted at #3 on the Top 5 Most Added AMA/CDX Americana Albums Chart and #25 on the RMR/Americana Country Chart and is available to stream or purchase today.
From the fed-up Miranda Lambert-esque sass on “I Ain’t Your Mama” to the quiet emotional desperation on “Paper Boat,” Pettis writes vibrant pictures of the world around us today with fierce accuracy and soulful grace. – American Songwriter
“Working Woman by Grace Pettis is a triumph. The album features metaphor, exquisite storytelling, and melodic catchy songs by a courageous vocalist/songwriter who has chops to burn. A bright future is ahead.” – Rock & Blues Muse
“Overall Working Woman is the product of a stunningly gifted singer and songwriter that is ready to take her career to the next level.” – Twangville
“Grace has a melodic way of writing that not only stays in your head but reads what’s sitting in your soul. She writes what I’ve always wanted to say.” – Ruthie Foster
Pettis recently released her anthemic first single and video for "Working Woman," featured on DittyTV, CMT.com, and Americana Highways, as well as her “cosmic and cool” (The Boot) second track, "Never Get It Back" featuring The Watson Twins. Her Instant Grat track “Oklahoma” pays tribute to the great people of Oklahoma,” and “Landon,” featured on Folk Alley, offers a poignant apology to Pettis' high school best friend who came out as gay, and shares "the excruciating regret of betrayal and the redeeming power of love in her pure, ringing voice. American Songwriter's feature on Grace offered a First Listen of the album, calling Working Woman, "empowering, female-centric" and "well-rounded in its execution, Pettis sings about playground crushes, heartbreak, catcalling, and the badassery that is within every woman -- waiting to be unleashed."
May 7 - McGonigel's Mucky Duck - Houston, TX
May 8 - Sagebrush w/ David Ramirez - Austin, TX
May 10 - Waterloo Records In-Store Livestream (Facebook)
May 14 - The Junction at Monroe - Tallahassee, FL
May 16 - Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center - Sarasota, FL
June 25 - Red Clay Music Foundry (Eddie Owen Presents) - Duluth, GA
July 15 - Old Quarter Acoustic Cafe - Galveston, TX
Grace is playing a few special acoustic and socially distant shows at her favorite venues to celebrate the album release. Tickets are available at gracepettis.com. More dates will be announced soon.