The debut album, My Heart and My Head, carefully crafted by Country-Pop/Americana artist, Steffi Jeraldo, is an honest, warm expression of emotion and an earnest yearning for real, universal human connection. Mixing the styles of pop, folk and classic country, Jeraldo creates songs that hold a space for everyone who listens. It is her grounded lyrics, tender melodies and charmingly sweet timbre that invite you in and make you feel like you’re coming home.
“Many of the songs on My Heart and My Head were co-written with my producer, Sean Trainor, who brought my vision to life beautifully,” says Jeraldo, “This album is a true representation of who I am and how I see the world.”
Born and raised in Sweden by immigrant parents from Romania and Chile, Jeraldo’s upbringing was influenced not only by a rich blend of several different cultures, but also a spirit of relentless bravery and strong work ethic. In 2011, Jeraldo was a contestant on Swedish Idol, following her winning of the National Swedish music competition for young artists, Musik Direkt. The next year, Jeraldo decided to make the move abroad to the U.S. and pursue a degree in Songwriting at Berklee College Of Music. While studying in Boston, the city was shaken when tragedy struck in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. As a response to this, Jeraldo wanted to turn that grief into a place of shelter for herself and all who needed it and wrote, “Song For Boston”. Unexpectedly, Jeraldo and her song were both met with critical acclaim and featured on CNN, The Boston Globe, NBC, and CBS.
Jeraldo headed for Nashville in 2016 to expand her musical family. By reaching out and collaborating with other musicians Jeraldo was not only able to deepen the well of her artistry, but also support and write for and with other artists, such as Amy Lynn, Catie Offerman, Elisabeth Beckwitt and Hadley Kennary. Drawing from her own diverse background and coupled with the experience she learned from others, Jeraldo has proven to be a true chameleon storyteller as she has written songs that range from K-pop to Country.
The new track, “Shotgun,” is such a beautiful piece of work. The lyrics and the melody are stunning. Her voice really stands out in the new track, which is refreshing. She has such a great voice, so it is smart to have her vocals in the forefront. She has proven to be a force in the music industry. With “Shotgun,” it is more evident that Steffi is here to stay. Make sure to add this one to your playlists.
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Jerrett Franklin grew up in a small town, he moved to Nashville to pursue a music career. After writing for a few different artists in the area, he decided to branch out and give local music the spotlight. That is where the idea for Music On The Rox originated from. We are dedicated to shining a light on local music and giving a voice to those who aren’t being heard.