How Shania Twain Made Music Historical past Whereas Placing Motherhood First

Within the eyes of Shania Twain, her biggest title will ceaselessly and for all the time be mother. 

On July 26, Netflix launched the brand-new documentary Not Only a Woman, which particulars the singer’s journey to changing into nicknamed the “Queen of Nation Pop.” However the movie additionally sheds gentle on Shania’s life as a mother to Eja Lange, now 20. 

Whereas Shania was on the highest of her music sport after the discharge of her albums Come On Over and The Girl in Me, the arrival of her first youngster in 2001 with ex-husband Robert “Mutt” Lange modified the priorities in her life.

“I by no means needed to be a mom that was absent and distracted by profession,” Shania stated within the doc. “Profession might by no means come first over my youngster.”

When the chance got here to report one other album, Shania stated she would make the most of any free time to make music, together with the hours after her son went to mattress at night time. “I might go into the studio and do vocals,” she recalled. “I might have about 4 hours as soon as he was sleeping.”

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