Craig David Loses Girl, Rediscovers Form

 

03 August 2005

With his first album in two years, "The Story Goes...", released on August 22nd, Craig David has admitted writers' block is to blame for the lengthy delay.

"Pretty much after "Slicker Than Your Average", which finished at 2003, I felt like when I came back from that record - having promoted "Born To Do It", going out to America, touring - I just wanted to relax," he says. "I don't feel inspired and creative when I haven't got anything to talk about lyrically."

But after Craig had his heart broken by South African model Roxy Ingram, he found that writing came much easier.

"I was falling for this girl," he says. "There was a point when I felt I was starting to neglect her because I was finishing the new album. We started to argue a lot. She said, 'Well, I don't really care if you're wrong or right in this argument. I just don't love you any more.'

"Those words cut like a knife. But it inspires you, if you know what I mean. I was around at her place anyway, so it was nice to do the slamming-door thing. It was quite cinematic.

"Then you get the crying thing later on and, 'Oh, I didn't really mean it.' I said, 'No, you said it. You did.'"


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