Weiss recorded his first album in 1974, and then waited nearly 35 years to make a second. And now showing a Broadway musical BASED ON HIS FAMOUS SONG, A STORY that’s been brewing in the back of his mind for decades. Weiss’ approach to art is one in which he goes deep inside, looking for the unexpected as he continues to learn who he is and why he was put here. Music is a means of self-discovery, a pathway to the truth everyone hides—even from themselves—no matter how long it takes.
“Finding out who you are,” he says, “is letting go of safety.”