In spite of Covid restrictions effecting the music industry and in particular access to recording studios, Strabane singer song writer Brian Hassan has released his a single ‘What’s In A Smile’. By recording the vocals and guitar and transferring the raw tracks to Peter McVeigh in Belfast, Peter was able to remotely get other musicians to record their tracks before mixing and mastering the finished song.
This is the first of four original singles, which will be released one a month over the next four months. These were recorded with the assistance of the Arts Council for Northern Ireland as part of their support for artists during the current Covid 19 pandemic and restrictions.
The song is an original song and was recorded with the assistance of Eamonn Doherty, True Tone Studios where the vocals and guitar were recorded, Peter McVeigh (Busta Rhymes, Mike Malinin, Goo Goo Dolls, Andy Dunlop, Travis) who arranged, engineered, recorded and mastered the songs and played everything else on the track! John McCullough (currently working with Van Morrison), who arranged and played piano and double GRAMMY certificate winner Mark Evitts from Nashville who arranged and played the strings on the songs. The song is now available on all usual digital platforms.