Members the sound And the american talents They are in mourning after death Nolan Neal. Nolan, who participated in the fifteenth season of AGT And season 10 of the soundfound dead in his Nashville apartment, his cousin, Dylan CeltsTMZ said. The musician was 41 years old. Dylan said Nolan lived with him for four months before the COVID-19 pandemic, and they spent their time “playing and composing music” together.
The cause of death was not immediately announced at the time. As Nolan’s family, friends, and fans deal with the sudden loss, here’s what we know about this young star whose light faded very soon.
Nolan was from Music City
“I was born in Nashville and moved to East Tennessee and grew up there,” Nolan said in a 2020 interview with WBIR 10 News. TV ThinkingHis parents were professional musicians. Nolan followed the family business. His Facebook bio once reportedly stated that he “written and made along with likes Rob Cavallo, Steve Thompson, Desmond Child, Shindown, Saliva, Parmali, Tonic, Alisan Porter, Aaron Gibson,” And many other things.
Released a handful of albums
Release Nolan The way to now in 2006, the wire In 2013, the last full-length movie, NasviLAin 2018. He has also worked with others, including the rock band saliva; Nolan’s April 7 Facebook post celebrated the anniversary of his work on saliva Love, lies and treatment The album reaches 50 million streams. “When a painting costs more than you earn,” he joked.
Nolan did well on both “AGT” and “The Voice”
Nolan has made a name for himself in both realities. on me american talents, reached the quarter-finals with the strength of his voice and original melodies. on me the soundNolan blew the judges before joining Adam Levine Team. He reached the knockout stage, and was eliminated.
Nolan Neal suffered from addiction
“I remember I recovered in 2010; May 15, he went to rehab. He stayed clean,” Nolan told WBIR. “I joined rock band Hinder, and it was all about drinking and partying. It’s not their fault. I had decided I wanted to drink like a normal person. I remember trying to be normal and fit. I remember going to a bar and ordering a drink. I tried to hide it. I remember pretending That I’m normal. I was lying to myself just to tell myself I could control it.”
During Nolan’s time the sound, “I got lost on the sound and kept drinking.” You can see it. I can see it.”
He lost his father due to mental illness
on me AGT, Nolan revealed that he was 26 years old when his father committed suicide. “My dad, he was a good guy, but he was just fine,” Nolan said on the show. “I felt like my dad loved me, but when that happened, I really felt like I didn’t care that much. I was like, ‘Oh, I wasn’t important enough to stay put. I definitely blame myself.’”
“The hook for this song is ‘I Lost for the Last Time.’ It’s about someone who thinks they don’t deserve anything because of the things they did,” Nolan says.
“Whenever we talk about my dad on the show, I always forget. It opens up scars and cuts,” Nolan told WBIR. “I remember coming home from the first audition. 16 hours we talked about and then I went and sang. Maybe 12 hours. I swore I wouldn’t suffocate.”