Finding levity in love

Lionel Ritchie hits all the high notes from writing songs for legendary R&B funk band The Commodores to striking out on his own, writes DYLAN TAN

AT 64, multi-platinum selling artist and music icon Lionel Richie is still living up to the title of his bestselling 1983 album, Can't Slow Down. While his studio output is more sporadic, the five-time Grammy winner hasn't stopped performing around the world and his current All The Hits All Night Long tour comes to Singapore next month.

"I go to what I call the World gym," chuckles Richie cheekily, over the phone from Melbourne where he's playing a series of Australian shows, when asked what gives...

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