Getting Prolific, Day 51: When Art Triggers Insecurity

You made another goddamn thing? Geez. This is too much. I can’t keep up with your insane level of output.

It’s a creative battle that I’ve fought my entire life. Not only in my career as a writer, but going back to childhood.

I only ever made one album a year, but I recently released three records within a single album cycle, and the media buried the third one because they thought it was crap. Now they’re my most loved live songs ever.

Adams shared his lesson from the experience with this brilliant reflection.

We seem to live in a society whose ultimate construct is to remove a person from all of the obvious signs of their actual identity, so every artist needs to make the simple decision to have faith in their ideas and what they are spiritually inclined to do to make themselves happy.

Look, it’s hard to tell when being overwhelming is a compliment or a criticism.



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