Dublin, Ireland, the city with a rich musical heritage, has been the birthplace of countless stars, from U2 to Hozier. And now, a fresh and talented artist, Peter Casey, is standing on the cusp of joining that illustrious list. Casey is poised to release his highly anticipated EP, ‘Holding Out’, on June 1st, a work he humbly labels as his best yet.
Born into a family where melodies formed the soundtrack of his childhood, Casey was destined for a life of music. His father, a seasoned musician and entertainer for over three decades, was his first taste of the magical world of performance and the inspiration behind his musical journey. The spark ignited by watching his father perform on stage drove him to explore his own musical interests.
Casey’s sound is an enchanting blend of Pop, RnB, and Folk Pop. An introspective soul, his lyrics often delve into personal experiences and reflections. Inspired by the likes of Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran, his music seamlessly intertwines catchy melodies, heartfelt lyrics, and a mix of acoustic and electronic instrumentation. But, Casey’s music is not just about appealing melodies; it is a deep dive into human emotion, exploring love, loss, and the path to self-discovery.
His mission in music is twofold – to provide comfort and connection and to serve as a beacon of light in listeners’ lives. This belief in the power of music to heal and unify is evident in his upcoming EP. ‘Holding Out’ promises to be an anthem for those navigating through hardships or seeking encouragement.
A fervent fan of Bruno Mars, Casey regards the pop sensation as an epitome of genius in both performance and production. The admiration he has for Mars is palpable, as he dreamily shares his desire to collaborate with the artist whose success and talent he reveres.
‘Holding Out’ is only the first of a triptych of EPs that Casey will drop this year. The second and third, scheduled for August and November respectively, boast collaborations with the likes of the multi-Grammy Award winner Malik Yusef. Casey’s relationship with Yusef was cemented during the isolating times of the Covid pandemic, and he’s eager to share their joint masterpiece with the world.
Fans have the chance to presave ‘Holding Out’ on Apple Music. Furthermore, a special live performance is set for May 31st in Dublin’s heart to launch the EP. This hometown show is a nod to Casey’s roots, an opportunity to share his musical evolution with those who’ve been with him since the beginning.
In the era of social media, Casey maintains a strong presence across several platforms including Instagram, TikTok, Youtube, and Spotify, ensuring that his fans are always a click away from his latest updates and music.
With a potent blend of talent, passion, and a sound that resonates on a deeply personal level, Peter Casey represents the next generation of Dublin’s music scene. His journey so far, imbued with inspiration and ambition, symbolises his drive to grow continually as a musician. This spirit, coupled with his upcoming EPs, signals that Casey’s star is not just rising – it’s set to explode. As we watch this promising artist reach for his dreams, one thing is clear: the tale of Peter Casey is only beginning.