The last time we caught up with Gold Coast native Casey Barnes, he’d just released his ‘Flesh & Bone’ EP (slap bang in the middle of last year).
Now, however, there’s new music from the former ‘Idol’ star in the form of his recently-released new single ‘Hard Times’.
Co-penned by Aussie pop supremo Rick Price (‘Heaven Knows’, ‘Not A Day Goes By’ etc), the track’s a blend of country and pop, with a nod to those heady days of the ’90s when you couldn’t prise this kind of Aussie singer/songwriter material off the radio. Nowadays… Aussie artists… on the radio? Don’t be daft. We’d even go so far as to say it’s a little reminiscent for us of The Badloves’ smash ‘Green Limousine’. See what you think;