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Sunday 13 July 2014

Twain: Fun not always prerogative

Published 29/11/2012|13:34

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Shania Twain has a residency in Las Vegas

Shania Twain has revealed she used to find it hard to enjoy her success.

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The Canadian singer shot into the spotlight with her 1995 album The Woman In Me, but told USA Today she hasn't always revelled in her fame and fortune.

"For a good 10 to 12 years, I was working non-stop and I wasn't really enjoying my success," the 47-year-old confessed.

"What was there to enjoy about it, really? I wondered, 'What is success exactly?'."

Shania, who is embarking on a two-year concert residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, added: "I won't lie, I've had a lot of discouraging moments in the past years, moments I wasn't sure about things and doubted myself.

"I didn't know Vegas was where I'd end up at the end of my climb up that big mountain of life, but here I am."

The mum-of-one is now keen to enjoy herself.

"The only reason I have this opportunity (to perform at The Colosseum) is because the talent is already there and the dues have been paid. So, right, I'll have fun."

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