In an interview with The Sun newspaper, he said, "It was certainly a therapeutic album."
"I was scared before, but this time I was scared of a different kind.
"I'm 32 years old and I knew I needed to get right to my worries or they would stay."
Part of the fears of the & # 39; Cold Little Heart & # 39; singers hang with the pressure together to meet "high standards" and to find his "identity" and his place next to his colleagues.
He stated, "I think it's about identifying, adapting and finding the confidence to enjoy it.
"I always use football analogues, I'm a big Spurs fan. Dele Alli fought, but on Sunday he scored a goal, and for ten minutes he was with that confidence and we saw him again.
"I just had to get used to the feeling right, as far as my role in music is concerned, since there are high standards everywhere.
" Sometimes I choke and find everything annoying and wondering if I am good enough or can keep up.
"It's like a swindler syndrome, it's the same self-doubt that does not fit in my life."
Michael now lives with his wife Charlotte and their puppy Southampton in southwest England, and he has admitted that he does not "do not look so much for acceptance because she has a corner."
He said, "Things have been great since I got married.
"I do not need to look for acceptance so much because she has my corner."
"When we met for the first time, it was difficult to reconcile work and family life difficult for this business.
That's why we like to live outside of London – because we can have good time.
"I want to make it as good as possible and make sure I can."
"That means I'm closer to my family too.
The sentimental singer added that he would like to have children in due course.
He said, "I think we will have a family soon, but until then we have the dog, who loves to jump around like a madman. "He's good, he's pretty good for a puppy, even if he's about to become a teenager."