Mike Posner on The James Altucher Show
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Mike Posner on The James Altucher Show

Mike Posner sat down with James Altucher to discuss his music career, writing hit songs for other recording artists, and much more. Listen to the full interview on jamesaltucher.com or on iTunes!

Mike Posner on The James Altucher Show

Ep. 267: Mike Posner – A One Hit Wonders Comeback Story: How to Tap Into Your Own Authenticity

He thought he was going to be one of the lucky ones. “I knew statistically… and intellectually that every once in awhile an artist has a hit song. And they’re lucky… they’re even luckier if they get two. I felt like, I was different. My first song was a hit,” he said. “So I thought all of mine will be hits…”

But he was wrong.

“Each song I put out after that was progressively less and less popular. And I became progressively less and less popular until I was left alone in a million dollar house in L.A. with an empty schedule and nothing to do,” Mike told me.

He felt pathetic. And needed to escape. He realized fame wasn’t the “magic bullet.” So he set out to find it.

And his comeback story began… This podcast is that story.