BCA senior releases his first EP

Grey Oakes / Photo submitted

Commentary by Catherine Wiggins
Times-News correspondent

   Grey Oakes, a senior at Burlington Christian Academy, can add recording artist to his list of accomplishments.
Oakes is the worship leader at Burlington Christian Academy (BCA) and has performed at numerous events in and around the Piedmont-Triad including weddings, ballgames and special events. Oakes released his first EP, “Overdue,” on Nov. 29 during an event at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro.
The EP consists of four songs — “Summer Love,” “Gone,” “The Best of My Love” and “Overdue.” The songs are a mix of pop and blues/rock. It was recorded at Shadow Tree Studios in Durham.
Oakes’ “Summer Love” video can be found on YouTube. It was directed and produced by Andrea Tani of Florence, Italy.
Grey is the son of Scott and Kim Oakes of Greensboro and has two brothers, Caleb, 19, and Nathan, 14.
The EP is $6 and can be purchased on iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay and Grey’s website: greyoakes.bandcamp.com. “Like” him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreyOakes Music or follow him on Twitter at @genuinegrey. Click on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7l4rBZLaLRw to see the “Summer Love’ video.

 Catherine Wiggins is a freshman at Williams High School and a Teens & Twenties writer.


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