Originally posted by RenegadeScholar
I believe a person is born with artistic ability. Gary Numan was born with his ability just as he was born simultaneously with (supposedly)
By that logic, he would still have had the potential to make the music he has made regardless of a mental impairment which affects social ability.
Although, coming to think of it, a reduced social life is especially helpful for making digital music!!
edit: I know this ^
edit on 25-6-2011 by RenegadeScholar because: (no reason given)
Yes agree but sometimes an ability within is born to this external world by desire?
Music is to a great extent about communication?
Perhaps is lack of success socially led to his electronic expression or as you say digital.
He says he stumbled upon a synth whilst attending a punk type recording session he was abouit to do.
He says in an interview it was instant connection, he knew this is where his creative future lay.
As far as social life is concerned , I've found its better not to mention that you are a songwriter or composer , to those without knowledge of such
things , they just kind of give you that uuh oh look.