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    hi im 17 and i want to form a band i can play bass guitar, guitar and harmonica. I really want to make a career out of it but people just think it sounds stupid i really dont think i could do a normal career without boring myself to death so what should i do?
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    If you are good and are serious about it, it's worth a shot. Doesn't matter what other people think if you really want to, at the end of the day.
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    don't listen to what people say. Its Not stupid. Interesting. Although you need to have good connections to make a career out of it. Good luck though!
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    It depends how you use your abilities.
    If you hang out with some friends and start a band, that is overwhelmingly likely to fail. Even if you are successful it's very hard for musicians to make money like that these days.
    However, musicians are required in concert bands, theatres, TV, movies, etc. It's possible to make a living through that.
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    (Original post by Louise_x)
    If you are good and are serious about it, it's worth a shot. Doesn't matter what other people think if you really want to, at the end of the day.
    Yeah, no harm in trying maybe record some stuff, play some local gigs, see how it pans out?

    p.s. Tiiiiiiiiim Minchin!!
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    Course it doesn't sound like a bad idea! I think you should join or create a band, that way you can practice and develop ideas with different people who share the same interest and talents as you And also, it'll be easier to get noticed by people
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    Nickelback were faced with constant rejection in their early years, they kept on and finally got a record deal.
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    Anything worth having is worth fighting for.
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    It isn't stupid however it is an extremely hard career to become successful in.
    To be honest it depends on your motivation, if you just want to become 'famous' then don't bother, your music will reflect that and it will suffer. However, if you are truly passionate about your work then there is a better chance of you making a good career out of it.
    It all depends on if you have the motivation to stick to it and put in all the work you will need to.
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    no u sucks.
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    (Original post by charleymabob)
    It isn't stupid however it is an extremely hard career to become successful in.
    To be honest it depends on your motivation, if you just want to become 'famous' then don't bother, your music will reflect that and it will suffer. However, if you are truly passionate about your work then there is a better chance of you making a good career out of it.
    It all depends on if you have the motivation to stick to it and put in all the work you will need to.
    i just really want to enjoy creating music than be famous to be honest
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    (Original post by ChrisVSTheWorld)
    i just really want to enjoy creating music than be famous to be honest
    Good
    the only suggestions I can give are either; ignore everyone and go for it! its your life, your choices.
    OR maybe make it a hobby? Making a career out of it may take the enjoyment away, especially if you intend on studying it.
    The choice is yours
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    (Original post by Louise_x)
    If you are good and are serious about it, it's worth a shot. Doesn't matter what other people think if you really want to, at the end of the day.
    Surely if you're making a career out of music, what other people think is all that matters?
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    (Original post by Bobifier)
    Surely if you're making a career out of music, what other people think is all that matters?
    :lol: I realised how that could be read after I sent it.

    Just to clarify, I mean as far as people consider it to be a stupid career choice, not their opinion on your talent. :cool:
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    Depends how good you are! Actually getting into music has just as much to do with image, luck, connections, ruthlessness and chance as it does actual talent. Chances are you probabily won't make it massively big (maybe, but it's so competatve that it's a pretty slim chance...) so you'll most likely work as a musician AND something else to actually pay your bills...
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    Depends on the singer
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    Depends if you're good or not but don't let people diss what you wanna do if you're serious about it so yeahh go for it
 
 
 
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