Even cowgirls get the blues.
"There's nothing on my album that you're gonna hear that I don't relate to or that I haven't experienced. Because the only way I know how to sing is from life experience."
For instance, one of her new tracks, "Remember That," contains the lyrics, "It doesn't matter how he hurts you / With his hands or with his words / You don't deserve it / It ain't worth it / Take your heart and run."
She's reluctant, however, to divulge details about what led to recording such a song.
"I don't want to talk about it," says Jessica. "But I have definitely experienced abuse in a way that I would tell people to take their heart and run."