Sometimes it can take the worst points of our life to make us realise what matters.
Leaone lost his job, his girlfriend, and was mugged in the space of a few days - to say he was low is perhaps an under-statement.
Yet he persevered. Pushing ahead, the aspiring artist pushed these feelings into music, resulting in some brave new tracks.
New cut 'Young Green Eyes' is one of them. It was prompted by the end of his relationship, and nods towards Johnny Cash and Elliot Smith in its brave musicality.
The video features footage from a romantic trip to Paris - nakedly emotional, it matches the intimacy of the lyricism.
Says the songwriter: “it was a really tough thing to do emotionally, but I couldn’t think of anything more appropriate than offering the subject of the song on a plate”.
Watch it now.