An Exclusive Interview With Songwriter from NYC Margarita Shamrakov

Q:When you decide it’s time to make a new record, is that more exciting or stressful?

Ans: Exciting

Q:  How do you shut things out?

Ans: Turn off all electronic devices.

Q: You write all of your own music; where do you draw inspiration from when you write songs and what’s your favorite part about the proccess?

ANS: I draw inspiration from live, struggles, successes, love and fate.

Q: At what age did you start singing?

ANS: 7

Q: Do you have any advice for anyone wanting to sing as a career or just advice about careers in general?

Ans : Try to be yourself as much as possible and find you.

Q:  Which instruments do you play?

Ans: Piano

Q: Is your family musical?

Ans: Yes

Q:  How do you handle mistakes during a performance?

Ans: I am very judgmental. However I need to learn to let go.

Q:  Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?

Ans: Yes.

Q:  What advice would you give to beginners who are nervous?

Ans: It’s a part of the game.

Q:  How do you balance your music with other obligations – mate, children, job?

Ans: I am struggling with this one

Zero Options  – song by Hopeful Monster

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