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18 Former Musicians Who Left The Industry To Work Totally "Normal" Jobs

Added 05-23-21 02:19:02pm EST - “I guess Hannah Montana was wrong about the whole "best of both worlds" thing.” - Buzzfeed.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Buzzfeed.com: “18 Former Musicians Who Left The Industry To Work Totally “Normal” Jobs”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

He told the Los Angeles Times that several "wake-up calls," such as bankruptcy and the death of his friend Tupac Shakur, "triggered a rediscovery of faith."

"A lot of people don’t realize this, but my second single was released on Sept. 11, 2001," she told Billboard, "Everything that happened that day froze; the world stood still, as it should have. My second single didn’t do well because anything that launched that day kind of got canned."

The guitarist told the Wall Street Journal, "My big thing is to look at existing technologies and try to see other ways they can be used, which happens in music all the time and happens to be what terrorists are incredibly good at."

She told the Guardian that she became a writer because "I’d been planning it, in my head, all my life.”

He told the Guardian that he left the band because the record label seemed to care more about lead singer Jarvis Cocker than the other members. He said, "I think the band were relieved, to be honest, because the atmosphere had become so poisonous — although treating my departure as if they had lost a plectrum was a bit hurtful."

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