Hear 'American Idol' Alums Casey Abrams & Haley Reinhart Duet on 'Never Knew What Love Can Do'
Casey Abrams was out playing a gig when he was approached by some women of a certain age who introduced themselves as "Casey's Cougars. Casey abrams and haley reinhart dating 2013 conversation inspired the multi-instrumentalist to do the natural thing: Haley Reinhart's Help Falling in Love' Gets Intimate New Video: That song -- "Cougartown" -- became a part of Abrams' live show, and the crowd reaction to that and other new compositions gave the singer the itch to finally record a follow-up to his self-titled release through Concord Records.
Abrams got back into the studio with his touring group, the Ane Band, to lay down some tracks. With five songs complete, Abrams -- backed by Taylor Tesler on guitar, Quinton Zigler on trombone, Enrique Lara on percussion, Zack Lodmer on clarinet and Jacob Scesney on tenor sax. Funding his own project, he said, will help preserve the truth in his musical output.
It will be complete, and exactly the way I want it -- straight from the heart. She can be heard on background vocals for "Cougartown" and is featured on the duet "Never Knew What Love Can Do. Datiing was so ready. The pair recorded the slow-burner the day after they laid down the final version of "Can't Help Falling in Love With You" for the Extra gum commercial. We have similar voices that are not as pristine but a little more gritty and rough, which we both love.
Abrams said neither he nor Reinhart had any idea that the Extra gum commercial would take off the rwinhart it did, and on the last day of recording the song, there were " so many people there with cameras and producers and mixers, I realized, 'Whoa, this is a serious commercial. I just saw the commercial the other day on TV in the hotel room, and thought, yeah, this is awesome! The two are such good friends, Reinhart's parents make it a point to see the year-old musician even when their daughter isn't around.