”The dream was too big. I couldn’t see myself in it, so I chose a life in theatre. But when Bowie suddenly died two years ago, I said to myself, ‘you must do something with the music you have written – one day you will be gone, and it will all be for nothing’. Now I’m back where I started from. It’s gone full circle. Don’t think I’ve been to the theatre since.”
Leo Spauls is a musician based in Sweden who started his artistic career in theatre with childhood friends just outside of Stockholm. Having written pop songs for over 25 years, Spauls released his debut album in 2016 and his second release, a collaboration with David Bowie’s pianist Mike Garson, will be out this summer 2018.