“I think I’m in pretty good shape,” Seger said in a phone interview, noting that a colonoscopy from a few years ago was clean and he just had a checkup for his tour to promote “Ride Out,” the album released last week and his first since 2006.
The answer is she doesn’t need to do anything, but a dive into the realm of other divas is a solid move.
There’s no reason, of course, why an artist should slow down at 80. If the mind is still sharp — and, as in Leonard Cohen’s case, the bank account still a bit low, thanks to a larcenous financial adviser — a singer-songwriter should be able to soldier on.
In her trademark gypsy shawl, Stevie Nicks said the dream catchers she casts to the crowd each night finally netted her old friend. Lindsey Buckingham said her return marked “a beautiful, profound and poetic new chapter.
“He’d been quiet about it for some time,” Hart said. “Treated at the Mayo Clinic, Paul stayed on the road as long as he could, then retired recently back to Idaho, where he and his wife, Sydney, always kept a home.”
Billboard says Streisand’s latest release, “Partners,” debuted on top of its 200 Albums chart, making her the only recording artist to issue No. 1 albums in six consecutive decades.
Michael Cera, making his New York stage debut, once again perfectly captures being an awkward man-boy, while veteran fashionista and acting newbie Tavi Gevinson matches his goofy nervous energy.
Brown captures attention from the get-go, opening “X” with the chilly first lines of his title track: “If you’re only as good as the company you keep/Then I’ma blame you for what they say about me,” he sings, taking listeners on a slow, dark cruise that eventually erupts into a crush of dubstep and electronic stylings from track producer Diplo.
The 20-song “Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium” documents what was billed as Country Music Hall of Fame member George Strait’s final concert.