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Casey McPherson releases new video for “You Are The Peacemakers”

Casey McPherson, vocalist for prog rock supergroups Flying Colors and The Sea Within, recently released the new Alpha Rev album entitled ‘Alpha Rev presents Cas.e Sessions, Volume 1.’  Now he is pleased to present the video for the track “You Are The Peacemakers” from the collection.

You can see the video for “You Are The Peacemakers” here: 

The song’s lyrics taken from the blog of child activist Hallie Geier, who passed away at the age of 11 in 2004.  Hallie left behind more than 1,000 essays, poems, and stories, which became the inspiration for the “You Are The Peacemakers.” The song, originally written for the United Nation’s National Peace Day, has now been chosen as the official song of the Mindful Kids Peace Summit The online, international Mindful Kids Peace Summit was created by a teen, Adam, for other teens, to be shown in schools across the world as part of the annual curriculum. It focuses on mental health & stopping violence. More information on the Mindful Kids Peace Summit can be found here: https://www.mindfulkidspeacesummit.com/

Casey had this to say about the track: “Hallie’s story, and everyone at the Love, Hallie Foundation is so inspirational to me, it just goes to show that age doesn’t matter when it comes to making the world a better place. I’m also very honored to have this song chosen for the Mindful Kids Peace Summit. What Adam is doing is groundbreaking!”

After recording and performing with bands for most of his career, Casey McPherson wanted to do something outside the box, a more in-depth artistic look into life for him… so, he started a music and video experience called the Cas.e Sessions. The Cas.e Sessions explores creating songs around a relevant topic or experience and documents the whole process. Every month, the members of the Cas.e Sessions get a new song, a short documentary around the song, and an online live show, which has allowed McPherson to make a record completely independent, fully funded by the members.

“I didn’t intend to release the Cas.e Sessions Volume 1 to the general public, just to the Cas.e Sessions members, mostly because I recorded each song in a day and wasn’t thinking about how it would be received. Maybe that was a good thing? Looking back, I’m very proud of the journey it takes you on!”

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The album is available now on digital services and download here: https://alpharev.com/album/914652/cas-e-sessions-volume-1-music

Casey McPherson is a singer/songwriter who began his recording career with the band Endochine in 2004.  A year later he formed Alpha Rev and found success in the pop/alternative world with that band’s second album New Morning and that album’s title track. “New Morning” was added on VH1, and it became a top 10 hit on the AAA radio charts, as did “Sing Loud” from the 3rd record “Bloom.”

In 2012, he was approached by Flying Colors manager Bill Evans at the suggestion of drummer Mike Portnoy, who was a fan of McPherson’s band Endochine.  The singer joined Portnoy, Neal Morse, Dave LaRue and Steve Morse in Flying Colors, who released their debut album in 2012 and the follow-up Second Nature in 2014.  This unexpected entry into the world of progressive rock introduced McPherson to a whole new audience.  In 2018, he recorded a few tracks on the debut self-titled album by new prog supergroup The Sea Within, featuring Roine Stolt, Marco Minnemann, Jonas Reingold, Tom Brislin and Pain of Salvation vocalist Daniel Gildenlöw.  McPherson has since replaced Gildenlöw as the group’s full-time singer.

McPherson will continue to release albums under Alpha Rev and as a solo artist.  He is currently working on an upcoming solo progressive rock album.

Casey McPherson/Alpha Rev online:
https://alpharev.com/
http://www.casesessions.com/
https://www.instagram.com/alpharev
https://www.facebook.com/AlphaRev/

The online international Mindful Kids Peace Summit was created by a teen, Adam, for other teens, to be shown in schools across the world as part of the annual curriculum. It focuses on mental health & stopping violence. 50+ experts speak about diversity, inclusion, communication, kindness, anti bullying, peace, mindfulness, positivity, social emotional learning, emotional intelligence, coping with stress, coping with emotions, coping with trauma, self-awareness, self-regulation, self-compassion, positive psychology, interaction with others, & so much more.

Mindful Kids Peace Summit online:
https://www.mindfulkidspeacesummit.com/
http://www.mindfuleducation.org/kame/
https://www.facebook.com/wufshanti

LOVE, HALLIE is a non-profit organization inspired by Hallie Geier, a young activist who volunteered at soup kitchens and senior centers, was passionate about all animals and saved $398 to help children in sub-Saharan Africa.  Though Hallie passed away in 2004 at age eleven, LOVE, HALLIE continues to spread her message of kindness.

Love, Hallie Organization online:
http://www.lovehallie.org
https://www.facebook.com/lovehalliefoundation/

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