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“ I wanted to make a very relatable story , but vague and told mostly through imagery ,” he continued . “ I had been reading Cormac McCarthy ’ s No Country For Old Men where he talks about passing on the torch and I really liked that concept . That gave me a lot of inspiration for this album - just finding your meaning and passing on what you ’ ve learned to someone else ; trying to make a difference and keep that going .” It ’ s not your typical singer-songwriter / folk album as the lead track reveals when a beautiful classic rock styled guitar solo hits about 45 seconds in . The mix of classic rock , Americana , and even some celtic sounds are found throughout the record . Casey was accompanied by Keith Macadoo on bass , Joex Marotta on drums , and Brian Lawrey on lead guitar for the album which was recorded last year and officially released in August . The sounds of classic rock bands like The Eagles and

“ I wanted to make a very relatable story , but vague and told mostly through imagery ,” he continued . “ I had been reading Cormac McCarthy ’ s No Country For Old Men where he talks about passing on the torch and I really liked that concept . That gave me a lot of inspiration for this album - just finding your meaning and passing on what you ’ ve learned to someone else ; trying to make a difference and keep that going .” It ’ s not your typical singer-songwriter / folk album as the lead track reveals when a beautiful classic rock styled guitar solo hits about 45 seconds in . The mix of classic rock , Americana , and even some celtic sounds are found throughout the record . Casey was accompanied by Keith Macadoo on bass , Joex Marotta on drums , and Brian Lawrey on lead guitar for the album which was recorded last year and officially released in August . The sounds of classic rock bands like The Eagles and

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