No question that Casey James is a multifaceted artist. His original songs fold into several genres, allowing his tunes to be unique, and possibly just what the music world is craving these days. A sweet mix of country, R&B, and rock provide a fresh sound that music fans are quickly embracing. With his original songs on the cusp of breaking out, several years of bar gigs behind his overnight success will soon be taken to a whole new level. Casey’s highly anticipated CD will proudly contain all original songs which will include four new tunes that will be a surprise.
As Casey works diligently to prepare for the debut of his first album soon to be released, he is consumed with many travels and live performances. If the fortunate experience of a live show is upon you, witnessing Caseys stellar renditions of cover songs won’t go unnoticed. It isn’t uncommon for fans to favor his more current versions. Casey’s intentions of doing covers is to perform songs that haven’t been heard in a while, or to expose fans to older songs that they may have never experienced.
When choosing which cover songs to perform during a show, Casey spontaneously just rolls with what he’s feeling at the moment. It’s impressive and entertaining to experience his knowledge and familiarity with genres ranging from historic blues hits to Texas country. While some covers were learned because of sentimental and personal reasons, others were learned while growing up musically. Casey acknowledges that there are a lot of songs he feels are untouchable, but he definitely doesn’t lack the ability to create a crowd pleasing rendition of a chosen cover that never fails to thoroughly entertain!
Casey creates magical renditions that have show goers going wild. Take an old-timing hit from 1972. A Bill Withers original. As a result of his musical knowledge and exposure, Casey has managed to literally pull a crowd of diverse ages and unite them with a love for his current rendition. The use of his sultry voice captures the youth, and never fails to leave them craving more. Show goers in their wiser years may feel for a moment as if they are revisiting their past during the performance of such a cover. These fresh versions tend to leave the crowd with a new taste for songs they had quite possibly never even heard.
Casey’s ability to turn fans on to tunes that hit the charts before he was even born is just one more aspect of a true artist. Performing a diverse bunch of covers is yet another piece of the puzzle that demonstrates his astounding talent. These hand picked covers have been impressing the crowd as they discover a commonality amongst one another, which is their love for Casey James and his music.