No Avoiding Clichés


Alfie Zappacosta rose to fame in the 80s as the leading man of the pop/rock ensemble, Zappacosta. His most lucrative achievement came in 1987 when his song 'Overload' was featured on the highly successful Dirty Dancing soundtrack.  However, between his battle with stage fright and his growing dependency on drugs and alcohol, it was only a matter of time before Alfie's complicated relationship with his career and fame came to a breaking point.  

With his wife and young children at home relying on his support, simply quitting the business isn't an option. But believing success isn't defined by net worth and a library of top singles, Alfie sacrifices his popularity to retain his soul and redefines himself as both a musician and a father.

While the road has been scattered with bumps, barricades and detours, Alfie knows that genuine success is defined by happiness; a destination that can take decades to finally reach.

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