Want to be a musician? You’re not alone.August 5, 2008
NME reports the results of a study that states that one-fifth of Brits are frustrated musicians and fantasize about giving up trading their jobs for one in the music industry, including something like 10% of doctors. I guess if you already have a lucrative, stable, societally-approved career, it’s pretty much inevitable that you would dream of changing to one that Neko Case describes thusly, “Playing in an independent rock band will eventually make you equal parts truck driver, gladiator, and mule.” These stats also go a long way to explaining the massive success of Rock Band.
Previously: For Those Who Tried to Rock