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Darren Criss Opens Up About What Life Was Like for Him During Lockdown

Darren Criss Opens Up About What Life Was Like for Him During Lockdown

Darren Criss is opening up about his new album, as well as putting his life on hold.

The 34-year-old actor got candid in an interview for FAULT Magazine.

Here’s what he had to say…

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On making debut holiday album A Very Darren Crissmas: “I feel like at some point in a musician’s life, we all wonder what sort of Christmas album we would release. It’s a genre that happens once a year and you can’t avoid it. I’m a big fan of holiday music and I’ve always been fascinated with how the rules change just for the season. I’ve always wanted to make a Christmas album, but I didn’t want it to be a cash grab but a significant part of who I am. Arguably this one could be one the most personal.”

On juggling multiple projects: “You know, if I have five plates spinning, one’s gonna fall so I guess a hurdle is trying to really make sure that yes, I can keep the plate spinning, but not at the expense and not at the jeopardy of longevity. I thrive on chaos and, and I work best doing a lot of stuff, but I am envious of those that can just really focus on one thing and have done very well doing that.”

On life pausing during the pandemic: “All I see are the things that I haven’t done, maybe that’s my own neuroses, but if anything, I should take more time to appreciate what I have done because all I see is the vast landscape of things that I have not done yet. In my mind it’s a lot of output, but like low visibility…it literally took a global shutdown for me to just have time to read and invigorate my mind and consume culture the way I did when I was a kid. That was a dream. I would have preferred it not be by way of a global crisis, but like many people, the silver lining is I did get the time to do a lot of stuff that I, that I’d always want to do.”

Check out his brand new holiday album right here!

For more from Darren Criss, head to Fault-Magazine.com.

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