In 2011 Julie released her third album, Steady Ground and the ground shifted from the soulful intimacy of her previous works to a tougher more impactful hook filled dance groove, recalling Chic and the work of Nile Rogers. Laden with one soulful hook after another, Steady Ground was indeed fertile ground for music supervisors and was licensed for numerous films and television shows including Criminal Minds, NCIS Los Angeles, Red Widow, and Jane By Design.