There’s no denying the fact that musicians’ brains are a bit different from ‘normal brains’ since they have some unusual characteristics and traits that make them great music producers and artists. Well, no one will deny the fact that everyone is gifted with their own special talents and not everyone has the talent or the potential to emerge successful in the music industry.
There are certain traits and qualities of successful musicians that are gifted by nature and cannot be nurtured. Through this blog, we will bring forth the list of the 10 traits that will prove that you were born to be a musician.
10 Traits That You Were Born to Be a Musician
We will now share the list of the top 10 traits that will prove that you were born to be a musician:
- They are Creative and Innovative: One of the top traits that born musicians have is their zest to persistently create something unique and innovative. People who are born to be musicians usually do not adhere to society’s standards and do not adapt themselves to the world. Instead, they make consistent efforts to adapt the world to themselves. People who are born musicians have a zeal to create their own unique path and have an innate zeal and spark to offer something unique and distinct to the world.
They consistently strive to express themselves through creativity and innovation and are always on the look for innovative ideas to offer uniqueness through their creations.
2. They are Not Slowed Down by Rejection/They are Confident: Succeeding as a music artist is a daunting task since they have to deal with a lot of criticism and resistance from all angles and have to hear ‘no’ on a routine basis. There are times when music artists face rejection on a routine basis and may end up losing opportunities to someone who got there just a little sooner or someone who knows someone.
People with natural artistic abilities have supreme confidence in their creations, have a tough skin and keep putting in efforts until they get their voice heard and establish themselves in the industry. Criticisms and resistance cannot deter them from carving a path for themselves and they keep up their confidence level irrespective of the amount of criticism they face for their creations.
3. They have Inherent Passion that keeps them Driving: People who are born musicians have an inherent passion to consistently deliver unique and innovative music. Their passion for music keeps them consistently driving and their innate passion to deliver distinct and innovative music helps them sail through the massive highs and the devastating, repetitive lows that are a part and parcel of the music industry. Passion is the only thing that keeps them consistently driving and pushing themselves beyond their comfort zone despite the failures they may encounter and even if they are the only person who believes that they can succeed.
4. They Don’t Stay Down for Long/They Don’t Have Balanced Lives: Born musicians do not crave for balanced lives and works remains their top priority. They do not long for vacations and are not afraid of hectic schedules. Born musicians are well-versed with the tactics to say no to unimportant things to find time for their work and their work remains their supreme priority irrespective of the problems and difficulties they may encounter.
5. They are Inherently Curious: Curiosity is an inherent trait of born musicians and they consistently strive to learn and master new and trending music production techniques and practices. Their inherent curiosity and passion for exploring new things keep them driving and pushing themselves beyond their comfort zones to deliver unique and majestic creations to the world. They possess an innate ability to experiment with different styles and genres and people having traits of exploration, curiosity, and experimentation are sure to turn successful musicians.
6. They are Reasonable in their Dealings with Others: People who are born musicians are reasonable in their dealings with others. They are more likely to take the role of a peacemaker and a negotiator when collaborating with studio staff, session players, band-mates, live sound techs and audience. People with inherent music skills are well-versed with how to deal with their teammates and all stakeholders and coordinate with everyone in the perfect way to make their show a huge success.
7. They have Patient, Persistent Attitude: Success does not happen overnight especially in a music career and born musicians have a persistent and patient attitude. Born musicians do not get tired of making efforts that will drive them to success and strive consistently to get their first big gig. People with inherent music skills put in years of hard work and wait patiently to get their first big project and continue putting in efforts despite the criticism and problems they face.
They persistently make efforts to enhance their skills each day and nothing deters them to give in their best until they establish themselves in the industry.
8. They have Inherent Zeal to work on their Craft Every Day: People with inherent musician skills have an innate zeal to hone their skills each day for which they keep themselves updated with the latest and trending music production techniques and practices. They adopt a consistent learning approach and are never afraid or tired of learning new things. Born musicians take persistent steps to polish and improve their skills each day and are always curious about learning and mastering new techniques.
9. They Consistently Challenge Themselves and Practice Regularly: People with inherent musician skills compete against themselves and consistently challenge themselves to achieve new milestones and heights. They keep pushing themselves beyond their limits and persistently raise the bar for themselves to polish and enhance their skills and knowledge and to be able to outperform themselves in order to emerge successful in the hyper-competitive music industry.
They are Able to Visualize the Big Picture and are Decisive: An inherent trait of a born musician is that they are good at visualizing the big picture well in advance and are able to see the big picture as much as the finer details. Further, born musicians are very decisive by nature and have the potential to think quickly and take confident and wise decisions even in difficult and problematic situations.
Conclusion: We hope that this blog will familiarize you with the 10 traits that prove that you were born to be a musician.