The young star Declan McKenna has admitted that he suffers from imposter syndrome recently.
His debut album in 2017, ‘What Do You Think About The Car’, upon releasing, received acclaim. His second album was recently launched on Friday, September 4 titled ‘Zeros.’ This album was also received well by everyone and earned him a lot of appraisals. However, he is unsure that he deserved it.
What does Declan McKenna have to say about suffering from Imposter syndrome?
Declan McKenna revealed the news by saying – ” The most imposter syndrome I’ve ever felt is now.” For those who don’t know what imposter syndrome is, it is actually a psychological pattern wherein an individual doubts their accomplishments and talents. They have a persistent internal fear of being exposed as a fraud.
McKenna further said that he had been sitting on an album for a year, which provides him ample time to question about the musical direction that he was going towards. He said – ” When you get to that point, you begin to wonder if you are an absolute fraud.”
Declan McKenna has also spoken about the pressures that being on social media provides to an artist. He has described it to “cause an epidemic of anxiety” for everyone, wherein people just constantly need information. Although he does admit that the internet and social media has made his music to spread widely, putting a lot of power into the hands of creators and artists.
The Brazilian singer also recalled the time when he had posted a photo of himself on holiday last year. It had received comments saying ‘this is what he was up to rather than releasing the album.’ He has told that these types of comment really get to you.