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Hassan Al-Attar

Hassan Al-Attar

“Music was more than just a passion of mine, it was almost an obsession.”

Hassan Al-Attar is a young and upcoming singer from Kuwait. Five years ago he won first place in an inter-state school opera competition in the USA. Since then, he’s been building his career as a singer and attracting fans from all over the world.

 

Please introduce yourself to our readers.
I am Hassan Al-Attar, a Kuwaiti singer/songwriter.

Tell us about your education.
I went to high school in USA and I’m currently doing my second year of engineering.

‏How and when did you know you wanted to be a singer?
Well, I started singing before I could talk and was listening to ‘Om Kalthoum’ and singing along ever since I can remember.

How did you get your start in singing?
I performed for the first time at the age of 9 and released my first single in 2016. At 17 I was given many chances to showcase my talent and I am grateful for it.

What has been the biggest challenge for you?
The ongoing fear of releasing a song people won’t like as our market keeps evolving.

Who are the singers that inspire you?
All creative and talented artists who put effort into their work inspire me. I grew up listening to everyone and everything I could get my hands on. Music was more than just a passion of mine, it was almost an obsession.

What is your favourite thing about singing?
The feeling of the lyrics as I sing them.

What are the hardest things about singing?
Growing my vocal abilities and talent on a full-time engineering student’s schedule.

What goals do you hope to accomplish this year?
I am very focused with both my career and studies.

What advice would you give to young aspiring singers?
Be true and real to your music and to yourself.

‏What are you currently working on?
It’s Kuwait’s national month so I have a few national songs coming out soon.

‏What are some of your hobbies?
Horse riding and travelling.

What is your favourite travel destination and why?
I think the USA because of the memories I have there.

What’s your favourite food?
I would go with sushi, always and forever.

Name three things on your bucket list?
I’m still working on that!

‏Which three songs are you listening to on repeat at the moment?
I’m putting the final touches on my album and while working on my songs I don’t listen to music much.

‏Is there a film that has stayed with you?
No, I don’t think so.

‏Do you have a message for our readers and your fans?
My fans are the reason I am doing this.

‏Tell us a fun fact about you that might surprise our readers.
It surprises many that I just turned 21 this year. Maybe that can pass for a fun fact!

Your message for us at CP magazine?
Keep up the great work!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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