Music has been a part of my life since as long as I can remember, there’s a story my mum tells of how I used to sing everything rather than talk (I must have been an intensely annoying child at times).
In the last few years however, this has fallen by the wayside, the pressure of living a ‘normal’ life and working hard on the career I had, rather than the career I wanted seemed to drain the inspiration from me and what once was as natural as breathing seemed lost.
Recently, however, a combination of a wonderful new friend and lack of pressure to be anything other than myself has resulted in my urge to create music coming back with a vengence and once again I’m singing, writing and playing. I may be a little rusty but it’s there.
At some point, hopefully soon, I’ll share some of my compositions with you, but for now here’s Lang Lang playing Rhapsody in Blue, my favourite ever piece: