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Greyson Chance has enjoyed a spectacular first chapter. After all, how many singer/songwriter/instrumentalists draw 100 million views on their YouTube page? And tour across the world? All before the age of 17?
Spare in texture, emotionally turbulent. Chance blends insight and irresolution with a sensitivity many artists three times his age have yet to achieve. His latest work stems from years of reflection and life choices, all which have brought him to this point. After a stint away from music, in which Chance was at university, his perspective began to change.
Freed from the pressures of the industry, and surrounded by the romantic wildness of his native Oklahoma, he felt a surge of self-discovery he hadn’t anticipated. This has led Chance to his second chapter. His commitment to candor as well as his disciplined but deeply emotional vocals are found present in his latest releases. As Chance puts it himself, his truth in music is much simpler than he originally thought: “I can never give up on the process now. It’s always with me”.
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