Music Industry News Network [11-18-2019]
GERRY CEA New Album 'SOMETHING NEW'
Gerry Cea released the album “Something New” in August 2019. It consists of 12 tracks, one of which is an acoustic version of another track. Overall, “Something New” is a well-produced album with a variety of tracks that is bound to please listeners.
The vocals are often accompanied by a mix of drums, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, and bass guitar. As the album progressed, I gained a general sense of what to expect out of the songs. This sense of familiarity helps define Gerry Cea as an artist and demonstrates how he has found a sound that works well for him. Still, the songs are clearly different enough such that none are rip-offs of the others. Additionally, the production fits Cea’s vocals well, sounding rather simple, with no signs of over-production. The album features a mix of acoustic and up-tempo songs, and two highlights are “Sad To Say Goodbye” and “Something New”.
Full Album Audio - https://gerrycea.bandcamp.com/album/something-new
“Sad To Say Goodbye” starts out with an acoustic sound that transforms into a song with prominent usage of the electric guitar, including a guitar solo that serves the purpose of the bridge. In terms of melody, the chorus of this song is anthemic and sounds like something that would be a crowd-pleaser live.
“Something New” is the lead single. The music video, which you can find on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syCrWHANjis), is a reference to the Summit, where Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un had discussions of denuclearization. The song takes a universal concept and puts a spin on it, and producer Chris Price needs serious credit for that video.
'Something New' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syCrWHANjis
“Something New” is available for download on Bandcamp (https://gerrycea.bandcamp.com/album/something-new). Follow Gerry Cea on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/gerryceaofficial) for more information.
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