The Street Musician Who Landed a $3 Million Record Deal

Her name is Chrystina Myles.  At 27, she’s been playing in the streets of the UK for seven years.  Last month, she signed a $3 million five-album deal with Universal after one of their people heard her playing on Market Street in Manchester.

So besides making a debut record, what’s she going to do now?  Stay on the street.  She plans to embark on a 10,000 mile tour of the UK with the goal of raising about $300,000 for homeless youth.  “I want to give something back,” she says.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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