Unfortunately for most of us such phrases as, "you make your own luck in this world" and, "it's not what you know but who you know" are still far too true. (Now more than ever they may even have more of a resonance with some people given the current affairs of the recent past.) That said, you can always spin or flip a situation on its head and however unfair or unjust some situations are if you're in the right place at the right time then just maybe it was meant to be.
There are plenty of people who've had a talent that's been over looked or under represented for whatever reason. The music business is strewn with prodigious talent that sadly never sees the light of day or gets the air time it deserves, so when by chance your song gets heard by one of, if not the, biggest names on the planet for sure you'd grab that opportunity and hold on to it like your life depended on it.
When Pharrell Williams heard Maggie Rogers demo of her song 'Alaska' as part of a master class at New York University he was clearly taken aback by the impact of the song. (In a years time the next line will read.....'and the rest, as they say, is history') A year ago Maggie Rogers was in the right place and at the right time. She got given a break few get, she had the platform of social media and the association with a global talent to help and now her good luck is here for all to hear.
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