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Jenny Mitchell Shares New Album 'Tug Of War' + Announces Nationwide Tour

Jenny Mitchell Shares New Album 'Tug Of War' + Announces Nationwide Tour

Chris Cudby / Friday 22nd July, 2022 11:26AM

2019 Best Country Music Artist winner Jenny Mitchell has graced this Friday with a cavalcade of musical riches, including her first new album in four years Tug Of War and the announcement of a nationwide release tour. Produced by Matt Fell, the southern songwriter's long-awaited record features Tami Neilson on country / soul ballad 'Trouble Finds a Girl' (with a powerful video released in March for International Women's Day) — gathering together earlier singles 'Somehow’, ‘Lucy’ and ‘Snakes in the Grass’ alongside a fresh crop of heartstring-plucking, never before heard tunes, including new single 'If You Were a Bird'.

Directors Wade McClelland and Bradon McCaughey's video for 'If You Were a Bird' stars Mitchell with sisters Maegan and Nicola (who also appear on the recording), singing the love song on what looks to be the same set as the flower-festooned photographic artwork for Tug Of War, made with support from NZ On Air. Don't miss Michell with her sisters and band touring throughout Aotearoa from August to October, gig-goers can look forward to "songs inspired by new love, change, loss and her discovery of Lucille Ball"...

"TUG OF WAR is years of writing, recording, filming and collaborating. When I reflect on the process now, this collection of songs are so much more than I initially imagined they’d be so it’s fair to say I’m very excited to be announcing the news today. Matt and I have really explored my sound and I can’t wait for people to hear that.

Like many in their early twenties, my life has been turned inside out in the past couple of years. I’ve lost people, learnt lessons and also had some of the best moments of my life along the way. So it’s fair to say this record is a bit of a mixed bag. I feel very lucky to have created it with the incredible players and producers that I did.”" — Jenny Mitchell

Jenny Mitchell – Tug Of War New Zealand tour 2022

Friday 26th August - LOONS, Christchurch*
Friday 2nd September - The Boathouse, Nelson (sister trio only)*
Friday 9th September - Auckland Town Hall, supporting Nadia Reid
Sunday 11th September - Meow, Wellington*
Friday 16th September - Rep Theatre, Invercargill*
Saturday 17th September - Grainstore Gallery, Oamaru*
Wednesday 19th October - Knox Church. Dunedin (Dunedin Arts Festival)
Thursday 20th October - T&C Stadium, Gore

*Tickets available HERE via UTR
Gore tickets via iticket
More ticket info available at

'Tug Of War' is out today via Cooking Vinyl Australia.


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Jenny Mitchell and Band - Tug Of War Tour
Fri 26th Aug 7:00pm
The Loons, Lyttelton
Jenny Mitchell (Sister Trio) - Tug Of War Tour
Fri 2nd Sep 7:30pm
The Boathouse, Nelson
Jenny Mitchell and Band - Tug Of War Tour
Sun 11th Sep 7:00pm
Meow, Wellington
Jenny Mitchell and Band - Tug Of War Tour
Fri 16th Sep 7:00pm
The Repertory Theatre, Invercargill
Jenny Mitchell and Band - Tug Of War Tour
Sat 17th Sep 7:30pm
Grainstore Gallery, Oamaru
Jenny Mitchell And Band - Tug Of War Tour
Thu 20th Oct 6:30pm
Gore Town & Country Club, Gore