Chris Benis is a singer, songwriter and actor based in Los Angeles, California. While most of his peers are just getting started in music, the talented 20 year-old has already built an impressive résumé. While still in grade school, he and his brothers formed the group “Benis Brothers Band” and enjoyed a successful 5 years of playing elementary schools, private parties, and music recitals in and around their hometown of Seattle, Washington.
At a young age, Chris fell in love with Classic Pop & Rock artists like The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and the Doors. His own music is equally influenced by these legends and modern Alternative Rock, Indie, and Pop artists. Since 2018 Chris Benis has released a steady string of original material, including two EPs and a series of singles. In 2020 the singer was propelled to the national spotlight when he competed in American Idol performing for the likes of Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.
“The Notion” is the brand new EP from Chris Benis, released worldwide to all major streaming services on September 17, 2021. He is introducing the four song collection with the single “Choosing Fantasy,” a beautiful piano and acoustic guitar Adult Contemporary Pop ballad with a touch of theater. The song tells a personal tale of the protagonist approaching the uncertainty of love and choosing to strive for happiness. At the heart of the track is a heartfelt performance from a skilled singer and songwriter.
The album, and this song in particular, deals with themes of nostalgia and expands on how hard it is to nurture a long distance relationship.Chris Benis
Check out “The Notion” in its entirety below, or listen on your favorite streaming service. You can also hear the “Choosing Fantasy” on the Deep Indie Songwriters playlist. Follow the links below to connect with Chris Benis. Get on his socials and get in the loop on all of the current and future projects from this talented young artist.