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[WATCH] James Deacon on the setbacks he has had to overcome and living his dream

3 July 2020 3:41 PM
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The musician recently released his second EP 'Renegade'. He joined Azania Mosaka for this week's 702 Unplugged.

The music industry as with any industry comes with its challenges , says musician James Deacon.

The artist who has overcome some of his own setbacks - from a work related accident to vocal cord surgery - joined Azania Mosaka for this week's 702 Unplugged to share his story and more about his second EP 'Renegade'.

There have been a couple of setbacks - medical setbacks, financial setbacks, any setback you can think of.

James Deacon, Musician

The music industry as with any industry is always difficult, especially when you are chasing a dream. Often you have to just convince yourself the dream is worth it. All these things that I have gone through to get me where I am now makes me a better songwriter and has made me a better person.

James Deacon, Musician

The biggest moment for me was, I was sitting in my girlfriend's room and I was just venting to her about how much I hated doing anything other than music .... I told her that and she said 'well what are you doing you idiot, you are great, you are good enough, just do it'. And I at the time didn't think I was and I think I just needed her to say that.

James Deacon, Musician

Click on the link below for the audio version of the interview.....


3 July 2020 3:41 PM
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