NEW MUSIC: Casey Barnes ‘Just Like Magic’


By far my most favourite Casey Barnes track yet! Here’s Casey’s latest ‘Just Like Magic’…

SINGER/SONGWRITER Casey Barnes teamed up with Michael Paynter and Michael Delorenzis for his latest single, Just Like Magic, lifted from Casey’s ARIA top 10 album, Live As One, released via Social Family Records.  With cutting edge production, Just Like Magic, is an anthemic up-tempo summer track with super catchy melodies.

Capturing the movement, the official music video released this morning was actually the idea of Barnes’ 8 year old daughter, who chose the dancers from amongst her teachers at the dance studio she attends.

“Normally my wife Michelle is the creative director when it comes to my clips, but when we were brainstorming ideas and concepts for Just Like Magic, our daughter Charli piped in and from there, six dancers were chosen for the video clip – and they’re actually six of the best in Queensland,” says Barnes.  “It was a great opportunity to showcase their talents too and the perfect fit to complement the up-tempo vibe of the song.”

Casey’s latest album, LIVE AS ONE, was released in August 2016 and is a collection of new songs along with fan favourites.  Most of the tracks on this modern country album were co-written and produced by Casey Barnes and Rick Price, plus Casey’s good friend and fellow songwriter, Mark Duckworth, and of course, Michael Paynter and Michael Delorenzis also adding their touch to Just Like Magic.

Set to perform back near his home town on December 10, Casey is also hitting the road to Tamworth in January for TCMF 2017 for shows with Ben Ransom and McKenna Faith, before heading to Brisbane and the Gold Coast.  Full tour dates below, including Tamworth stages.

Saturday, 10 December, 2016 @ 8:00pm
The Butter Factory, Burnie TAS

Sunday, 22 January, 2017 @ 1:00pm
Toyota FanZone Stage (Corner of Fitzroy and Peel Street) – Tamworth Country Music Festival

Sunday, 22 January, 2017 @ 5:00pm
The Albert Hotel w/ Ben Ransom & 8 Ball Aitken – Tamworth Country Music Festival

Monday, 23 January, 2017 @ 3:30pm
ABC Stage (Intersection of Peel & White Street) – Tamworth Country Music Festival

* Monday, 23 January, 2017 @ 7:30pm
Flags of Country International Muster, Tamworth Town Hall (with McKenna Faith – U.S.A)

* Saturday, 28 January, 2017 @ 7:00pm
Johnny Ringo’s, Brisbane QLD (With McKenna Faith and Band – U.S.A)

Friday, 17 February, 2017 @ 7:00pm
NIGHTQUARTER (with full band) – Helensvale, Gold Coast QLD

* shows with McKenna Faith. Tickets and info: http://mckenna-faith.com/tour

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