Your music saved my life after battling terminal depression since early childhood. I hope you are able to spend as much time as possible with your child. that is obviously the most important thing, but you are a saint for going out into the world and sharing your art with us. I wasn't trying to be a downer just trying to express my gratitude and the gravity of the influence you've had on me.

Ott responded on 10/11/2016

It saved me from chronic depression too. I was diagnosed in 1998 and it was that which gave me the impetus to set about creating my own music in earnest.

One of my favourite quotes from a song lyric [apparently from the Gospel of Thomas] is

“If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you don't bring forth will destroy you.”

Very grateful to have had a positive influence on you.

Onward. :0]

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