NEW Single Hear Me Out

“Hear Me Out” is the upcoming single by Swiss singer-songwriter J.Ann, which is set for release August 2021. This new indie pop ballad tells why music is a matter close to her heart. In accompaniment to J.Ann’s touching voice and the softly played piano, the song features a soulful and moving instrumental.

Based on a true story from J.Ann’s life, “Hear Me Out” was written after an uncomfortable conversation she had to go through. "It took me a while to understand that music is a matter of the heart for me, but not for everyone“, says Swiss singer-songwriter about her hurtful experience. The song not only gave J.Ann strength to stand up for herself, but also the chance to create something positive out of a negative situation. “I left too much space for those hurtful words, but I first realised that during the songwriting process”, J.Ann admits to herself. "Hear Me Out" is a song that gives more space to the new emotions gained from this experience rather than to the untrue words of the conversation. J.Ann hopes that her song will be a reminder to follow your heart and passion, despite what others might think.

The song "Hear Me Out" was written by J.Ann, produced by Ryan John Griffiths in London, UK and mastered by Peter Hewitt-Dutton at the Bakery in Los Angeles, US.

- Available everywhere from August 20th.


  • • Released: 20 August 2021
  • • Genre: Pop, Independent
  • • Written: J.Ann (Jana Vollenweider)
  • • Voice & Piano: J.Ann (Jana Vollenweider)
  • • Additional Instruments : Ryan John Griffiths
  • • Produced and mixed by Ryan John Griffiths, London UK
  • • Mastered by Peter Hewitt-Duttonat at the Bakery, L.A. US

The CD of my album Take A Chance is now available.Take A Chance!

☆ By buying this CD you would support me, thank you very much.


Artist of the Year 2020 by Nova Radio North East [UK],The Unsigned Music Show with Mike Ryan

"Take A Chance" as Track of the Year 2020 (Gold Award) by Nova Radio North East [UK]





I’m so excited to release my debut album Take A Chance on May 30th. Each song chosen for this album contains a story from my life; told in a way that is both relatable and personal to the listener. Take a Chance is about finding one's way, and taking risks to achieve your own happiness. It is an album written to inspire self discovery and growth. I hope that the album will encourage the listener to find trust, believe in themselves and never give up.

All songs were written, performed, and produced by myself, recorded in my home studio. They were mixed and mastered by Phonicalab, which is also a home studio, based in Lucerne.

On Air

North Manchester FM [UK]

Sine FM [UK]

East Coast FM [UK]

Radio Lichfield [UK]

Nova Radio North East [UK]


Radio Belter [UK]

She Wolf Radio [US, Nashville]

Radio 15 [CH, Zurich]

Sirup.FM/ Radio LoRa [CH, Zurich] (Interview & Music, 10.07.2020)

VALLEY FM 89.5 [AUS, Canberra]

Banks Radio Australia [AUS]

Radio Kaos Caribou [FRA]

Radio Gilsdorf [LUX]

Radio New Wheels [NLD]

Foerde-Radio [DEU]

Press releases

Review:Fierce & Fabulous REVOLUTION

"Take A Chance" - Luzerner Rundschau [29.05.2020]

Introducing - UK Americana Bar TV Show [13.07.2020]


    Contact me if you're interested in the Electronic Press Kit (available in english & deutsch)

  • Released: 30 May 2020
  • Genre: Pop, Independent
  • Written/Produced: J.Ann (Jana Vollenweider)
  • Produced with: Cubase 10 Pro, Absolute 4 VST Collection
  • Recorded: J.Ann's Studio
  • Recorded with: Neumann U87
  • Mixed & Mastered: Phonicalab Studio, Lucerne
  • Copyright: © ℗ 2020 J.Ann (Jana Vollenweider)
  • PRO:
  • Special thanks

    I'd like to thank everyone who helped me to realise my album:
    A special thank to you, Joey Clarkson, for your advice. I really appreciated your feedback on my lyrics. Thanks to my parents and friends for their mental support. Many thanks to my brother for helping me with my web page. Special thanks to Irène Gernet for shooting the album cover. I also want to thank my friend who lent me his Neumann U87 microphone.

    Interview Radio SIRUP/LoRA

    10.07.2020 [swiss german]

    J.Ann's Music



Singer-songwriter Jana Vollenweider, known as J.Ann, was born in Lucerne, Switzerland in 1997. As an independent artist, she does everything from songwriting to recording and sound design, getting assistance only for mixing and mastering. J.Ann puts her heart and soul into her music projects. Every song she produces is very personal and authentic.

At the age of seven I wanted to learn to play the piano. My motivation was to accompany my singing, which was strange, since I didn't even sing at that time. I started taking piano lessons. Years later I decided to take singing lessons, too. I made my wish come true by writing my first song, finding a way to express my thoughts and feelings at the age of 15. Even today the piano is fundamental to me, because I write my songs by playing on the piano while singing. Since the beginning of my songwriting journey I have found it really important to write meaningful lyrics. I create the melody, lyrics and piano accompaniment simultaneously, because I believe they have to work together to create different moods for each song.

- J.Ann

J.Ann attended a talent school where she was able to combine music with education. Today she is an undergraduate student of speech and language therapy. J.Ann received international airplay which garnered positive feedback from influential radio and TV presenters, especially in the UK, with her debut album Take A Chance which was released in the spring of 2020.


Die Singer-Songwriterin Jana Vollenweider, bekannt als J.Ann, wurde 1997 in Luzern (Schweiz) geboren. Als unabhängige Künstlerin komponiert sie ihre eigenen Songs und arrangiert und produziert diese in ihrem Home Recording Studio selbst. J.Ann steckt all ihre Leidenschaft in ihre Musikprojekte, weshalb jeder produzierte Song sehr persönlich und authentisch ist.

Im Alter von sieben Jahren wollte ich bereits Klavier spielen lernen, um meinen eigenen Gesang begleiten zu können. Zu diesem Zeitpunkt sang ich jedoch noch nicht einmal. Erst Jahre später begann ich neben dem Klavierunterricht auch Gesangsstunden zu nehmen. Im Alter von 15 Jahren konnte ich mir meinen Traum erfüllen, indem ich meinen ersten Song schrieb. Somit fand ich im Songwriting einen Weg meine Gedanken und Gefühle auszudrücken. Aussagekräftige und gefühlsvolle Songtexte sind mir deshalb besonders wichtig. Noch heute ist das Klavier für mich grundlegen, da ich meine Songs am Klavier komponiere. Die Gesangsmelodie, den Text und die Klavierbegleitung müssen zusammen so harmonieren, dass damit unterschiedliche Stimmungen für jeden Song erzeugt werden können.

- J.Ann

J.Ann besuchte eine Talentschule, in der sie Musik und die schulische Ausbildung bis zur Matura verbinden konnte. Heute studiert sie Logopädie im Bachelorstudium. Mit ihrem Debutalbum, welches am 30. Mai 2020 erschien, erreicht sie internationales Airplay und Resonanz, insbesondere in der UK.



EN: Get the limited CD of the debut album Take A Chance

DE: Erhalte die limitierte CD des Debutalbums Takes A Chance


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