After her brief run as a member of Adam Levine’s team on the first season of ‘The Voice,’ Casey Desmond returned to Boston, still determined to make music. In her audition for the show, she performed Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way,’ and appropriately so. Desmond exudes that element of female-pop-star showmanship, both in her sound and her live performances, but she also incorporates her love of ‘80s dance-pop. Ultimately, Desmond’s music is Robyn-meets-Blondie and incredibly infectious.

Desmond’s debut album, ‘Déjà Vu’ (available now on iTunes), blends all of her pop influences and combines vintage synthesizers and keyboards with a voice that was clearly stellar enough to land her on ‘The Voice.’ The record delivers a load of great dance tunes that are both dramatic and thoughtful.

You can hear it for yourself on today’s free MP3, ‘Heartbeat.’ The song is not only fearless in sound, but also in its message.

“‘Heartbeat’ is dedicated to everyone with their heart on their sleeve, loving with reckless abandon, who relinquish control and surrender to the full merging with a lover,” she told

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