Singer John Mayer- Reuters
CAIRO – 16 October 2017: “People want to see musicians sing things that come from their own mind and own heart in real time, responding to the moment for them.”- John Mayer
John Clayton Mayer is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. He was born on October 16, 1977 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. At the age of 19, he enrolled at the Berkley College of Music. He stayed only for two semesters; then skipped studying in college and pursued his singing career.
On September 24, 1999, John Mayer released his debut extended play record "Inside Wants Out." In 2002, the album was re-released by Columbia Records. In 2003, Mayer released his second album, and even though his songwriting received backlashes, the album had positive reviews.
He formed a rock band “The John Mayer Trio” in 2005, in which he served as the guitarist. This band released a live album “Try” in 2005. Mayer's third album, released on September 12, 2006, marked a change in his musical style.
His most successful works are; “Room for Squares” that received positive reviews from music critics, his albums “Heavier Things,” “Continuum,” and “Battle Studies.”
● He speaks Japanese.
Another quote for the road:
“I hope that what it comes down to at the end of the day is that people believe that I believe what I am singing. It comes down to being believable. You do not have to be likable; generally, though, I think I am.”