Shura Steller talks to Complex in a recent interview in regard to how a near death experience, and crippling anxiety brought her into music and fueled her debut album. After college, Steller spent time in Bolivia and recalls the road 'North Yungas' also known as the most dangerous road in the world.
"My parents were like, ‘Do not, under any circumstances, cycle on Death Road,’” she recalls. “So of course I cycled it. At one point I fell over, and luckily I skidded into the wall as opposed to off the edge. But then we broke for lunch halfway down and I fainted. It was a post-traumatic realization that I almost died.” The star tells Complex.
She speaks on how she turned her anxiety into strength, and began to reveal herself through her music. When asked about her music career, Steller admits she simply wants the best for herself: “I’m fumbling around, crossing my fingers, and hoping for the best.." She admits that she never had high expectations for herself and doing music full time, so to say she is surprised by her success would be an understatement. She is a living story of what happens when you decide to step out of your comfort zone, and turn your dreams into reality.