Ryan Tedder from OneRepublic says he was “on the verge of a psychological breakdown” after spending 200 days on the highway final yr.

In a protracted Facebook post, Ryan writes about his well being and the band’s current hiatus.

The singer-songwriter says he is spent the final 4 months writing songs and recovering.

OneRepublic are releasing new single Emptiness this week however don’t have any present plans to launch an album.

Ryan, who’s written and produced for Adele, Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift, talks within the publish concerning the tour supporting OneRepublic’s album, Native, which lasted two and a half years and noticed them go to greater than 50 international locations with 225 tour dates.

“[We went] straight from that into promo for Wherever I Go in April 2016,” he writes.

“About Three-Four weeks into the promo for the second single Children I hit a bodily, emotional, psychological wall.

“I used to be on the verge of a nervous breakdown, not sleeping, on meds, not pleased, anxiousness on a crippling degree and it was triggered from sheer exhaustion.”


“I checked out a calendar, realised I had been gone 200 days of 2016 and nonetheless had three extra weeks of being gone. From my household, my spouse, my children, my mates, mainly my life.

“I additionally realized that had been the final 10 years. At that second I wished to stop, and nearly did.”

The Grammy Award winner says that the stress to launch albums was making him ailing and needs to vary the best way OneRepublic releases music any further.

“I had the concept even earlier than our final album of releasing “songs”… once we need, as typically as we wish, nevertheless we wish. Not albums, songs.

“It is at all times pissed off me that by the point u get to a third, 4th or fifth single off an album that track might have been produced 2-Three years in the past….and sounds dated.

“Albums aren’t constructed to be versatile or get out of their very own approach. Beginning tomorrow we will likely be dropping new music as typically as humanly attainable…”

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