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  • Robert Palmer Turns Off The Power

    07 décembre 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Veteran Vocalist Soloing Again Riptide is veteran vocalist Robert Palmer's 10th solo album. But despite this prodigious output, Palmer is probably best known for his brief fling as the voice of the platinum Power Station project. Despite a career that...

  • Robert Palmer Wants Intimacy Of Small Concert Venues

    17 mars 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    For those who thought that Robert Palmer was committing the equivalent of career hara-kiri by eschewing the Power Station's US tour last summer, the British singer has only one answer: "Sorry, but I'm suddenly a success." And for those who think he will...

  • Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere...

    06 avril 2007 ( #robert-palmer )

    He's coasted - apparently unperspiring - through 15 years of shifting fashion while somehow remaining knuckle - gnawingly modern. All it took was a schrewd ear for black american dance trends and a series of swiftly seized opportunities. And "performability"...

  • Rock And Roll's Sophisticate

    29 janvier 2007 ( #robert-palmer )

    "Oh, Mr. Palmer, Fame Is on the Line." Robert Palmer has done about everything he could to avoid rock stardom. It hasn't been enough. Rock and roll has been blamed for putting enough people into comas, so it was nice that it finally pulled somebody out...

  • La Palme Du Charme...

    13 octobre 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer est un mec bien. Du style à qui on confierait les cl é s de sa voiture sans s’inqui é ter. Du genre que les m è res aimeraient avoir pour gendre. El é gant, styl é , belle gueule, dents blanches, voix merveilleuse... et riche en plus! Non,...

  • Articles 1980s

    12 mars 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer's Acceptable Success The Argus Press - 1980 (en anglais) New Album Treks Techno-Rock Course The Evening Independent - 1980 (en anglais) There's Nothing Like A Hit Record Kingman Daily - 1980 (en anglais) Johnny Comes Home Smash Hits - 1980...

  • Livret Drive

    09 décembre 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Carl Carlton, the guitarist on this rambunctious rocker, asked me out of the blue if I was interested in contributing to a Robert Johnson tribute album. Despite, or rather because of my lack of experience in the genre, I took the challenge and loved re-illuminating...

  • Live!

    19 août 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Si vous vous souvenez de la date, du lieu et éventuellement de la liste des chansons d'un concert de Robert Palmer, laissez un message en cliquant sur "Contact" If you remember the date, the venue and possibly the set list of a Robert Palmer concert,...

  • Extraits d'interviews

    04 janvier 2007 ( #robert-palmer )

    Sur la réaction de ses parents à ses débuts: "Ils ont ri lorsque j'ai dit que j'allais me mettre en avant et chanter parce que j'étais si timide. Quand j'ai commencé, j'avais pour habitude de me cacher derrière les amplis et de garder les yeux fermés....

  • Robert Palmer Mellows Out

    16 mars 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    In a reflective moment during the end-of-tour party in the classic 1984 rockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, consummate British rocker David St. Hubbins contemplates his future now that his band, Spinal Tap, is about to end its 15-year run. "As you know,"...

  • Extremes Of Style

    11 mars 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Traveling all the musical map, Robert Palmer goes rock, funk, pop with Heavy Nova The black silk tie sways crookedly from the neck of a creased white shirt, the sandy hair looks damp and mussed. There's a cigarette in one hand, a glass of whiskey (no...

  • The Enigma Of Palmer

    26 août 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Smooth and rich to some, humble and quiet to others. There are those who have it in for Robert Palmer. Partly because his 1986 smash-hit video Addicted To Love was filled with prancing bimbos, making him look like an ageing Lothario. Partly because he...

  • The Handsome Sharply Dressed Chart Superstar

    20 octobre 2008 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer The Singer tells OK! that he's not only "Addicted To Love" but also fashion, his family and, of course, music. "Look at this", says Robert Palmer. "Check out these shoes, they're unbelievable. They're like footgloves." We are standing in...

  • The Interview

    19 novembre 2008 ( #robert-palmer )

    The dapper Yorkshire crooner is back with his first album in five years. He may not be as slim as he was in his 80's prime, but he's still addicted to love, thanks to his current muse. Robert Palmer saunters into the Milan restaurant looking - at least...

  • The Sunday Express Interview

    04 mai 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    Palmer's now addicted with rhythm, blues and pork with chocolate Let's begin with what we think we know; Robert Palmer wears sharp suits, surrounds himself with impossibly svelte models and detests discussing any aspect of his charmed existence with the...

  • Palmer Likes Being In Funk

    08 novembre 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Nattily dressed crooner Robert Palmer admits his most interesting work was found on his first three albums cut in the mid-'70s with members of Stuff, the Meters, Little Feat and the British soul-funk outfit Kokomo. Despite much bigger hits with Addicted...

  • A Talk About Woke Up Laughing

    05 février 2007 ( #robert-palmer )

    Gerald Seligman: Robert, you seem to have a voracious musical appetite. Robert Palmer: I think it comes from having virtually no other form of entertainment when growing up in Malta. Until I was 12 we had no TV or cinema, and my parents and their expatriate...

  • Robert Palmer Is Mr. Variety

    13 octobre 2011 ( #robert-palmer )

    With his designer suits, coiffed hair, rouged cheeks and sophisticated air, Robert Palmer carves himself an image of pop music bourgeois, a man whose urbane tastes run far beyond the standard T-shirt, leather and glitter togs of his trade. In other words,...

  • I Love Slipknot

    13 mai 2009 ( #robert-palmer )

    After 35 years making hit records Robert Palmer has mellowed but lost none of his trademark cool. He tells Jamie Dickson why he is delighted with "his new future" "Were you around in Bangkok when they wanted to put me in that spaceship coming down through...

  • I Love My... Marvellous Minidisc Player

    22 mai 2007 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer, 53, UK singer, songwriter and producer, lives in Switzerland. And when he's not addicted to love, he's addicted to his favourite gadget. "I bought my first minidisc player three years ago, simply to listen to music in the car. And once...

  • Robert Palmer, Singer And Style Icon, Dies Aged 54

    18 août 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    Singer and songwriter Robert Palmer, the boy from Batley who became a style icon of the 1980s, died yesterday, after apparently suffering a heart attack. Palmer, 54, was born in Batley in 1949, but his father was in the Royal Navy and the family moved...

  • Addicted To Love Star Dies

    17 mai 2011 ( #robert-palmer )

    The music world was in shock last night after the death of British singer Robert Palmer from a heart attack. Palmer, 54, whose biggest hit was Addicted To Love, collapsed in a hotel room in Paris at 2am. His stunned manager and pal Mick Cater said: “Robert...

  • Robert Palmer

    16 mars 2007 ( #robert-palmer )

    80s rock icon dies aged 54 British rock star Robert Palmer died yesterday of a heart attack at the age of 54. The Grammy-winning artist, who had his heyday in the 1980s with hits like Addicted To Love, was in Paris when he suffered the attack in the early...

  • British Rocker Had String Of '80s Hits

    22 avril 2011 ( #robert-palmer )

    Robert Palmer, a musical chameleon who became a pop star in the 1980s with propulsive songs and iconic MTV videos such as Addicted to Love and Simply Irresistible, died yesterday in a Paris hotel room of a heart attack. Mr. Palmer, who was reported by...

  • Robert Palmer Dead At 54

    30 novembre 2010 ( #robert-palmer )

    There was much more to Robert Palmer than a well-tailored suit. The poised and versatile English vocalist died of a heart attack Sept. 26 in Paris. He was 54. Palmer was probably best-known for such mid-'80s hits as Addicted To Love and Simply Irresistible...

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