"Rockräven if lyxlivet, health and the Mick Jaggers disease."
"the Legendary Rod Stewart, 74, is on its way to Sweden for a gig in may. "
"Now, he reveals what drives him to continue touring. "
" I really do love my job. It is pure love and has nothing with money to do, " says the star to Nöjesbladet. "
"Continuous current Rod Stewart is coming to Sweden for a gig at the Globe on 16 may and the star is looking forward Stockholmsbesöket. "
"– It is a favourite city and I have been there a lot through the years. It is always nice and it is very beautiful. I've been together with a Swedish girl as you probably know (Britt Ekland, ed), even if it was 300 years ago. We are not best buddies, today maybe, but we were a nice couple. It can't take that away from her, he says to Nöjesbladet. "
"Star, do not know which time in the order he now embarks on the tour but believes that it is the desire and not the money that drives him. "
" I really do love my job. It is pure love and has nothing with money to do. I have more money than I can spend. At the same time, I can not do the job for free for the price I pay is that I am away from my family. But I was born to sing. It is my life, " he says. "
"Is turnélivet alone? "
"– Yes, sometimes. But I will not complain. Sometimes I get the company of my wife on the trips and tours I'm in Europe so is I max two-hour flight away from home and can sleep at home if I want to. "
"He is approaching 75 years old but feel more like fifty. "
"– Yes, or maybe not fifty? Say femtifem, not a day older, " he says jokingly. "
" I feel in any case is not old. And I try to keep myself in shape. I have played a lot of football in my life, though my right knee is knackered now so it is not possible anymore. But I have a pt who I train with at least three times a week. There will be a lot of rowing, and so I swim a lot. "
"How do you see aging? "
"– Really I am not thinking so much on it for there is nothing I can do to stop it. It happens with all of us sooner or later. It is just accept it and enjoy the time you have. I try to wake up every morning with a smile, it sets the tone for the entire day. "
"Sent greeting to the Jagger"
"He believes, however, that it is not possible to ignore it completely. His dear friend and colleague, Mick Jagger, 75, was forced to set the Rolling Stones ' planned tour and underwent a surgery as late as last week. "
" I really feel with Mick and have thought a lot about him last week. I have also sent greetings for a speedy recovery to him. He is just like me, and keeps himself in shape, but you never know what's going on. Man must be humble before life. "
"What can the audience expect from your show in Stockholm in may?"
"– It is two hours of breathtaking show. I have six incredibly talented and beautiful girls in the band and I will play all the songs that the crowd wants to hear. They want to hear all the songs that have made me famous, all the hits from the last 40 years. It will be full speed from the beginning to the end. "
"Something special in addition to your show that you look forward to do when you are in Stockholm?"
" If I get some time over, I would like to rent a boat and take a trip out in the archipelago. "