While he won the first season of The Voice (NBC), Javier Colon is without a record deal just over a year later.
Following rumors about him being dropped from Universal Republic’s roster due to poor performance of his debut album, Colon says leaving the label was a mutual agreement.
“It was definitely: “If you guys aren’t going to do the right thing — you got to let me out.” They were actually gracious enough to let me go, and relatively quickly,” says Colon.
While he is “not bitter,” Colon says it seemed like the fire was lost after he won The Voice.
“It seemed the fire was lost with respect to pushing my project and trying to get it out there,” Colon tells the Dover Post. ”I had been through this thing before with a major label and I saw how things could be good and how things could turn in a different direction. I promised myself I would learn from that and take that experience to the next thing. And that’s exactly what we did. When you realize things aren’t going well and you realize you’re not going to move forward any further, there’s no reason to delay something. Read More>>
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