After two long, hard years of canceled tours, postponed shows and being locked away from family, friends and fans, Australian country music prodigy Casey Barnes is only interested in one thing – human connection.
When the world was thrown a curve ball in 2020, Aussie artists had two options; hunker down and wait out the storm, or push forward into the unknown. For Gold Coast country star Casey Barnes, walking into the eye of the storm was the hardest decision he’s ever had to make, but now it’s paying off in spades, with massive commercial radio success, multiple number one hits and one of the only country artists to achieve mainstream success in Australia in 2021!
Following on from the release of several successful singles over the past twelve months, including the #1 smash ‘God Took His Time On You’ and 2021’s most played country radio song ‘Come Turn Me On’, the Gold Coast based country music icon has today unveiled ‘Get To Know Ya’, the lead track from his forthcoming album ‘Light It Up’, landing on Friday 25 February, 2022.
Written from various lockdowns over the course of 18 months, via a series of zoom calls with producers MSquared (Michael Delozrenzis and Michael Paynter) and Nashville based singer/songwriters Kaci Brown and Sam Gray, ‘Get To Know Ya’ is yet another addition to Casey’s ever growing catalog of hook-laden, arena-sized anthems. “We’ve all had our fair share of lockdowns and isolation over the last two years and we’re finally enjoying the luxury of being able to get out and about again and reconnect,” said Casey Barnes of the new track.
“That’s what this single is all about… that instant connection when you lay eyes on someone for the first time. The nervous feeling about getting to know them and hoping they feel the same way because in your eyes, they’re that one in a million. This single is one of my favorite songs on the album and I’m so excited to finally get it out there!”
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