Casey Abrams, American Idol top 10 finalist and multi-instrumentalist, is slated to release his first album June 26 on Concord Records. The first two singles – “Get Out” and “Simple Life” – will be released on iTunes as a bundle on June 5.
Recorded in London and executive produced by Idol‘s Randy Jackson, Concord Records’ John Burk and 19 Entertainment’s Iain Pirie, Casey Abrams also features a cover of the Ray Charles classic “Hit The Road Jack,” performed with fellow Idol alum Haley Reinhart.
The 21-year-old Abrams distinguished himself during American Idol’s 10th season thanks to his distinctive voice and his standout musical ability: he can play a 11 musical instruments by ear and was classically trained on the upright bass. The Texas native was trained at the Idyllwild Arts Academy in California and University of Colrado at Boulder before he found his success on Idol.
“I’m so glad to be a part of this thing called music, and I am thrilled people are going to be able to take this musical journey with me,” Abrams says.