Album cover artwork for Space To Breathe by Casey BurgessCasey Burgess sounds like a young artist who was a Savage Garden fan when she was growing up. Her debut album is filled with big ballads and sophisticated, emotional pop.

Casey – the daughter of ’70s pop star Ray Burgess and a former member of Hi-5 – made the album in Nashville with Aussie ex-pat Sam Hawksley, who was part of the BoDeans for five years. Burgess wrote all of the songs with Hawksley, while another Aussie ex-pat, Rick Price, joined them to co-write the country-tinged Movin’ On.

Space To Breathe is a classy collection of songs about lost love, doubt and disappointment – “when the mirror shows someone you used to like.” Fans of Savage Garden and Bachelor Girl should immediately investigate.

Space To Breathe by Casey Burgess is out now via Ambition.

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