Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

KT Tunstall's challenging decision

Scottish singer KT Tunstall has revealed singing her first record deal in 2002 was the ''most challenging decision'' of her life.
Great deals on musical instruments

KT Tunstall believes signing a record deal was the "most challenging decision" she ever made.

The Scottish folk rocker - who had pursued her interest in electronic music up until being signed as a singer/songwriter in 2002 - admitted while she was initially determined to remain an independent artist, she realised at the age of 27 she wasn't making any money.

She said: "I think signing my record deal in 2002 was probably the most challenging decision I ever made. I spent my 20s determined to remain an independent musician. I always had this awful feeling I would be signing over my creativity to people I couldn't trust.

"But by the time I was 27, it was apparent I would have to change my strategy if I was going to make a living from music."

The 'Suddenly I See' singer - whose husband Luke is the drummer in her band - also revealed touring together has taught the couple the art of "explosive fights".

She added to Stylist magazine: "I love the fact that we can pursue our own paths independently but can do it on the same stage. But living on a bus with 10 other people, as a couple, can be testing.

"It definitely teaches you a few things, like how to sort out your sh*t quickly, so we've learned to have fast, explosive fights! Before you know it, they're over and we can move on."

KT's third album, 'Tiger Suit' is released on September 27.

Posted on 23 Sep 2010 07:00 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Research from the National Association for Music Education has recently highlighted the most fundamental aspects of an effective practice routine and how to be a better musician

30 Dec 2016 15:56
thumbnail

MusicRadar recently spoke to iZotope to get their opinion on intelligent mixers and how they are impacting the contemporary producer.

29 Dec 2016 13:11
thumbnail

The grandfather of virtual reality Jaron Lanier relays a time when the first explorations into virtual reality were concerned with how to create a real air guitar.

28 Dec 2016 16:46
thumbnail

In the wake of an increasing trend for musicians having to work for free or for less than they're entitled to, the Musicians Union show their support.

22 Dec 2016 12:01
thumbnail

Some formats of compressed MP3 have been linked with negatively effecting individuals emotional state due to their inherent tonal characteristics

8 Dec 2016 13:04
thumbnail

Featuring a whole host of professional grade components, Antelope Audio's Zen Studio is available now at an incredibly discounted price.

17 Nov 2016 09:53

Recent Music News

thumbnail

With 17 touch sensitive, motorized faders and 17 recallable XMAS preamps, the StudioLive 16 brings the user complete recording versatility when operating in the field.

23 Jan 2017 10:58
thumbnail

Sabian's NAMM releases have been specifically designed to spice up your drum kits overall sound and give you a definitive and varied spectrum of tone

20 Jan 2017 15:41
thumbnail

With various different entries, Ibanez unleash a spectacular array of signature models to their NAMM 2017 line up

20 Jan 2017 14:40
thumbnail

With extensive research conducted into how to make a kit that truly caters to the player and their specific needs, Pearl hit a home run with these one of a kind custom kits

20 Jan 2017 12:52
thumbnail

A revamp of one of Ludwig's most popular snares, the Ludwig Black Beauty 14x8 projects classic tone and looks as good as the original

20 Jan 2017 11:47
thumbnail

Mackie's Big Knob Studio Interface continues the legacy of its predecessors, championing various new features and exciting tech to reiterate its triumphant return.

20 Jan 2017 11:14