Michael Bublé: Being a dad gave me context
Michael Bublé believes fatherhood gave him "context".
The 41-year-old singer songwriter - who underwent surgery on his vocal cords in June this year - has admitted he feared the worst for his music career prior to the operation, but being a father gave him more purpose to his life than he had gained "anywhere else".
Speaking about fatherhood to The Sun newspaper, Michael - who has sons Noah, three, and eight-month-old Elias with his wife Luisana Lopilato - said: "Being a dad gave me something that I couldn't have got anywhere else and it gave me context. So I thought, at the worst, at least I had a great run and I've loved what I do."
And the 'Home' hitmaker has revealed he wanted to "take great control" of his career by producing his own music.
He said: "For the first time in my life, I decided I would take great control by producing my record."
The Canadian singer feels he has gained more "perspective" since becoming a parent, and has realised his work is just a job and doesn't "define" him.
Speaking previously, he said: "I think being a dad gives you perspective. I think really being a parent is a massive blessing.
"It's allowed me to understand deeply that what I do for a living - creating music and art and getting to be a part of a fragrance or a movie - is my job. It isn't what defines me. What defines me is I'm Noah and Eli's dad."
Michael is thankful for his family as they help him overcome his worries and fears.
He said: "When I'm nervous and I'm insecure and I'm scared of challenging myself or leaving my comfort zone, [fatherhood] just gives me context and allows me to understand what's important."