Jewel Covers Maggie Rogers’ “Alaska”; New Album ‘Freewheelin’ Woman’ Out Now

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Today, four-time Grammy-nominated, Multi-Platinum singer-songwriter Jewel shares her potent rendition of Maggie Rogers’ hit song “Alaska,” as the bonus track to her recently released new studio album Freewheelin’ Woman, via her own Words Matter Media. The music video features drone footage of Jewel in the picturesque setting of Alaska. Given Jewel’s background as an Alaskan native, her performance of the song comes with a depth and appreciation of her homeland.

Jewel shares, “I know very well the natural beauty of the Alaskan landscape that inspired Maggie’s song. When I first heard it I felt an instinctual draw to the scene she’d created. I also love her meditative lyrics referencing the ‘air in between.’ Alaska has shaped so much of who I am, and mindful breathwork is a practice I use everyday, so I feel a kindred connection to Maggie’s take on Alaska; like two artists sharing a similar experience, treading the same wooded paths. I’m excited to share my take on it.”

Listen to “Alaska” here: https://orcd.co/jewelalaska

Watch the music video here: https://youtu.be/Ap27NpRO27c

Hear the full album Freewheelin’ Woman here: https://orcd.co/freewheelinwoman

Watch Jewel’s performance of “Long Way ‘Round” on The Kelly Clarkson Show: https://youtu.be/v7gyfttapJY

Photo Credit: Brad Conley @coldwateralaska
Styling: Amy Yeung

Freewheelin’ Woman presents Jewel’s boldest body of work to date, revealing entirely new dimensions of her breathtaking voice. The album finds Jewel working with producer Butch Walker (Taylor Swift, P!nk, Avril Lavigne), dreaming up a soulful and groove-heavy sound partly inspired by the classic R&B records made at Muscle Shoals. Jewel regards the album as the most recent milestone in her lifelong devotion to following her truth.

Audiences will get a chance to see Jewel and her band perform music from the new album live on tour this summer with Train, who are also featured on her recent single “Dancing Slow.” The tour kicks off on June 8 in Mansfield, MA, with 35+ shows including New York, Nashville, Dallas, San Diego, and more before concluding on August 6 at the legendary Red Rocks venue in Colorado, Jewel’s current home state.

Jewel also continues to be a leader in the conversation around mental health, with her non-profit, the Inspiring Children Foundation, which for nearly two decades has provided mentorship and mental-health resources for at-risk youth. For Mental Health Awareness Month she has partnered with Nature of Mindfulness and The Big Silence to bring 21 days of free meditation and mindfulness practices daily on her website Jewelneverbroken.com and on Instagram @neverbroken.

For Mental Health Action Day on May 19, Jewel has partnered with MTV to host individual mediation and yoga programs for all ages throughout the day for free on Jewelneverbroken.com. For more information see HERE.

For more information on Jewel, please visit jeweljk.com.

FREEWHEELIN’ WOMAN TRACKLIST

1. Long Way ‘Round

2. Dancing Slow feat. Train

3. Alibis

4. Grateful

5. Half Life

6. Almost

7. Dance Sing Laugh Love

8. Living With Your Memory

9. No More Tears feat. Darius Rucker

10. When You Loved Me

11. Love Wins

12. Nothing But Love

 

JEWEL TOUR DATES WITH TRAIN & BLUES TRAVELER

*Jewel (direct support across all dates), Blues Traveler (all dates except Red Rocks)

Wed, Jun 08 Mansfield, MA Xfinity Center*

Fri, Jun 10 Wantagh, NY Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater*

Sat, Jun 11 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center*

Sun, Jun 12 Holmdel, NJ P.N.C. Bank Arts Center*

Tue, Jun 14 Camden, NJ Waterfront Music Pavilion*

Wed, Jun 15 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live*

Fri, Jun 17 Burgettstown, PA The Pavilion at Star Lake^

Sat, Jun 18 Cuyahoga Falls, OH Blossom Music Center^

Sun, Jun 19 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center^

Tue, Jun 21 Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheater^

Fri, Jun 24 West Palm Beach, FL iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre^

Sat, Jun 25 Tampa, FL MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre^

Sun, Jun 26 Jacksonville, FL Daily’s Place^

Tue, Jun 28 Atlanta, GA Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood^

Thu, Jun 30 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavilion^

Fri, Jul 1 Raleigh, NC Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek^

Sat, Jul 2 Virginia Beach, VA Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater^

Thu, Jul 07 Gilford, NH Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion^

Fri, Jul 08 Bethel, NY Bethel Woods Center for the Arts^

Sat, Jul 09 Darien Center, NY Darien Lake Amphitheater^

Sun, Jul 10 Toronto, ON Budweiser Stage^

Tue, Jul 12 Clarkston, MI Pine Knob Music Theatre*

Wed, Jul 13 Noblesville, IN Ruoff Music Center*

Fri, Jul 15 Tinley Park, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago*

Sat, Jul 16 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis*

Sun, Jul 17 Rogers, AR Walmart Amp*

Tue, Jul 19 Austin, TX Germania Insurance Amphitheater*

Wed, Jul 20 Dallas, TX Dos Equis Pavilion*

Thu, Jul 21 The Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman*

Sat, Jul 23 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Amphitheater*

Sun, Jul 24 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavilion*

Tue, Jul 26 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre*

Fri, Jul 29 Irvine, CA FivePoint Amphitheater*

Sat, Jul 30 Concord, CA Concord Pavilion*

Sun, Jul 31 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre*

Tue, Aug 02 Seattle, WA Climate Pledge Arena*

Wed, Aug 03 Bend, OR Hayden Homes Amphitheater*

Sat, Aug 06 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre*

*Thunderstorm Artis

^Will Anderson