Resilience in the face of life’s adversities can be testing, yet, the greatest instances of bravery, strength and compassion are often uncovered in the defiance of these tragedies.
Adam Lanceley was just ten years old when he was involved in a serious car accident, leaving him with a severe brain injury, a crushed pelvis and shattered legs. Doctors had warned that he was unlikely to ever walk and talk again, a prospect that would terrify anyone, however against all odds Adam not only proved them all wrong… he did it to the extreme.
Running marathons, carving a career as a singer-songwriter and speaking out for those, like himself, who are struggling with mental health problems, Adam is undeniably a force to be reckoned with. Now readying his release of what will remarkably be his eighth album to date, ‘Rainbow’s Legacy’ is a testament to both Adam’s prolific song-writing ability as well as his sheer determination to make the most of every day.
His ever-evolving mental health issues make every-day life a nightmarish world where major anxiety issues, depression and OCD make every decision a Herculean effort. Adam has spoke out about his everyday battle with mental health and how music has helped him, saying;
“It affects me on a daily basis in more ways than I can mention, from struggling to make myself get up and face the day – even being disappointed to wake up and face reality in the morning – to the inability to hold my concentration or make decisions, it is a constant battle. On a daily basis I suffer fro numerous panic attacks. They not only take away my ability to be rational and composed but also are mentally exhausting.”
“I always try to be positive though. My music is a major outlet and who knows, without mental problems I might not have felt like writing stuff down and composing.”
Injecting distinctive 1960’s Californian sound and Beach Boys-esque melodies, ‘Rainbow’s Legacy’ is a collection of tracks that radiate Adam’s optimism, set to release in August.
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