World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Casey Shea

Article Id: WHEBN0022859417
Reproduction Date:

Title: Casey Shea  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Tally Hall (band)
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Casey Shea

Casey Shea
Birth name Casey Michael Shea
Born (1979-11-27) November 27, 1979 (age 34)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Genres Alternative, Classic Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Folk Rock, Indie Pop, Singer-Songwriter
Occupations Songwriter, Vocalist, Guitarist, Recording Artist
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica, Bass
Years active 2004–present
Labels Family Records
Associated acts Tally Hall, Wakey!Wakey!, The Undisputed Heavyweights
Website caseysheamusic.com

Casey Shea is an American songwriter and singer. Born in Louisiana, he currently lives in New York.[1]

Biography

Shea was born 27 November 1979 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His family moved to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida in 1986.

Shea attended Florida State University. He is married to Langhorne Shea.[2]

Music career

After graduating from FSU, Shea moved to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue a career in songwriting and singing. In January 2004, he moved to New York City. He was a founding member of The Undisputed Heavyweights and Sundown. His debut solo album "Take The Bite" which blended Folk music, rock, and psychedelia was released in 2006, and he signed with indie label Family Records in 2007. During the first six months of 2009, he released a 3-sided single each month as a project called ABCs. Many of those recordings made up his second solo album "Love Is Here To Stay" which was released in 2010. His third album "In Your Head" was released in November 2011.

His song "Roll Your Windows Down" was featured on the Season 6 finale of the TV Show One Tree Hill. In July 2010 his song "Wave Of Walls", from the album "Love Is Here To Stay", was used on the episode "The Monster Within" of the ABC drama The Gates. In September 2010 his song "Good Man", from the album "Love Is Here To Stay", was used on the episode "The Space In Between" on season 8 of One Tree Hill. In August 2011, his song "Can't Get Enough" was used on the episode "The Benefit Of The Mute Button" on the first season of the NBC romantic sitcom Friends With Benefits. His songs "Love Is Here To Stay" and "The World Is Waking Up" were featured in the independent documentary "Mr. Rogers And Me" which was released on PBS DVD in March 2012 and aired on 27 PBS affiliates. In June 2012, his song "Can't Get Enough" from the album "In Your Head" was featured in the opening scene of the episode "To Swerve And Protect" on the USA Network drama Necessary Roughness.

He has been described by The New York Times as "hushed and hopeful."

Casey recorded a cover version of System of a Down's "Chop Suey!" for Engine Room Recordings' compilation album Guilt by Association Vol. 1, which was released in September 2007.[3]

In March 2010, Shea filled in for Joe Hawley of Tally Hall during Tally Hall's March tour with Jukebox the Ghost and Skybox.

Discography

  • Take The Bite (2006, LP)
  • Guilt by Association (album) (2007,Compilation Album)
  • A Very Merry Christmas (2008, Single)
  • ABCs, Volumes 1-6 (2009)
  • Love Is Here To Stay (2010, LP)
  • In Your Head (2011, LP)

Usage of Casey Shea's Songs

  • "Roll Your Windows Down" on the season 6 finale of One Tree Hill (18 May 2009)[4]
  • "Wave Of Walls" on the episode "The Monster Within" on the ABC drama The Gates (18 July 2010)[5]
  • "Good Man" on the episode "The Space In Between" on season 8 of One Tree Hill (28 September 2010)[6]
  • "Can't Get Enough" on the episode "The Benefit Of The Mute Button" on season 1 of the NBC romantic sitcom Friends With Benefits (04 August 2011)[7]
  • "Love Is Here To Stay" and "The World Is Waking Up" in the independent documentary "Mr. Rogers And Me" on PBS (March 2012).[8]
  • "Can't Get Enough" on the episode "To Swerve And Protect" on season 2 of the USA Network drama Necessary Roughness (June 2012).[9]

References

External links

  • http://CaseySheaMusic.com
  • http://CaseySheaMusic.com/blog
  • http://TheFamilyRecords.com
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.