Rick Springfield on new record, documentary
Pop idol still rocking
- Duration 4:41
- Date Oct 10, 2012
Pop idol still rocking
Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
What is it about -- like Jesse's girl that still haven't singing thirty years after the became a huge hit.
-- my next guest knows.
About the power of music and what makes his fans keep coming back for more who is it.
It's that -- Rick Springfield.
He's back with a brand new album called silence for the end of the world -- to you again.
So much of the into the world that's up tempo that is actually it's a very it's a very energetic up album it's just.
It's too little tongue in cheek that the title because of the Mayan calendar thing and all but.
I mean the week the met this and that whoever wrote the album with and who -- -- -- would mean we've we talk.
On the road we've been talking a lot about what's going on in the world I mean it's real I think work.
Getting to a point where there may be no coming back Kenton it's we seem to be only be -- -- think beyond just our kids who -- generations like thinking of a billion and you can.
Picture of more than one generation I don't think we're taking care of the of the earth -- and all the crazy stuff was caught on I think people feel like there's.
When I feel that way what's the Jetsons because I realize that is truly a look at the future you're gonna listen -- record -- this -- soundtrack for if we go.
Let's talk about your fans because -- kind of fascinating to to learn in your documentary that's going to be coming out now that.
-- you didn't realize that you had this amazing fan base right from the began.
If it's as it -- a bit of -- shocked tennis but you don't realize that some of these people have been with.
That artists -- more need for thirty plus years and -- And you've been gone to a lot of stuff and their music my music has been part of their life and there's some really amazing stories in this documentary that.
Really amazing things incredible things important which reminds me of.
Personal story ahead and go back to my house.
Win bilateral high school friends -- -- little -- into the city and saw you up close and personal not only that it'd mean a lot to them that's.
That's -- and three were best friends -- is that picture of Rick.
From your wife ever she did a good student great first for well it was able to see -- that's a photo yeah well.
That's -- every day -- And actually that is you onstage I think he was sweating out.
I do recognize -- me and I probably what's what an honor student here is that close and you are attacked him.
Yes which is something else we find out with sleep listening to will be -- we'll see Steve -- -- -- good -- That's an example of the legacy of your success they cannot wait to see you live.
In person again what we just came from the subway William took a walk through the subway and I was playing acoustic and no offense -- isn't really.
I wasn't quite sure -- -- gonna work really extra money -- you get Smart which you might make three bucks I.
I don't think and it's good to remember declare that on your income taxes and C got this new documentary an affair of the heart.
And -- it looks at you your career and you still -- strong you do eighty shows yet here as well right now.
But it's not just women.
Who like him.
And let you know a lot of guys who just like -- I think I think that new stuff is is brought some guys and certainly doing shows like teleport vacation right that is just about a father and son in the movie.
-- would set.
Does that story guess.
Yes yes terrorism sorry I was I was hoping California tapes I've actually worse than this that it -- it yet there is as a great story about kid that is dead.
And only tradition Monday that -- -- a musician now -- is playing music his own music and this I mean -- -- -- starts is one story about.
The lady that was -- pastor that was coming.
Through my music.
Is a drill I do it now -- Sharpton -- -- it was a very kind of angry.
I was going to some stuff that she used that album to help her get through the anger of that -- -- -- to feel good like.
I mean it's it's been very humbling because you know I mean I just sit down right a couple of songs but but I know that I had that as a kid I had that.
As a -- to to other artists what is and isn't easy to go through as a musician known could fall back on -- medical background for general hospital.
I think I'm I'm really liking your question accident.
At a -- on the -- yeah yeah.
Actually if you think the colorful guy I was actually got what when I was on general hospital actually went -- without a plane -- to New York.
And and this thing of course came over that is -- -- doctor on board you don't.
If everybody turned around it looks at.
Third and there's a -- -- Your great singer -- and check out the new CD.
And the new document gradually coming out Gracie.