Jon Bon Jovi: "I had no plans for Bon Jovi, they were all or nothing"

Jon Bon Jovi might even stop singing live

Jon Bon Jovi continues to talk about his vocal problems and the difficulties he currently has in being able to sing live on tour.

The American rocker in a new interview with the British newspaper Sunday Times even hypothesized that perhaps he will never sing live again. “If my singing isn't great, if I can't be the guy I once was… then I'm done.” And he added: “And I'm fine with that.”

Last month, the “Livin' On A Prayer” singer revealed he wasn't sure he'd be able to tour again after undergoing vocal cord surgery in 2022 due to one of his vocal cords having atrophied. . (Read here). He also spoke of the support he received from his friend Bruce Springsteen during the rehabilitation phase.

Bon Jovi said there is “a big difference between being in the studio and going on tour”. He explained: “We just recorded a new album. Now I undergo vocal therapy every day and sing every day. But I want to perform for two and a half hours a night, four nights a week – and I know how good I can be, so if I can't be that guy… let's put it that way, I don't need to be the fat Elvis.”

“Will be released on June 7, 2024”Forever“, the band's sixteenth studio album and which, in light of the statements of the group's frontman, it is not known at the moment whether it will have a presentation tour.

The last live performance of Bon Jovi dates back to February 2 when he performed on the occasion of receiving the award for MusiCares Person of the Year 2024, while the last tour, the “North American Tour” dates back to 2022. The last appearance in our country was in 2013 at the stadium San Siro in Milan.

The new four-part docuseries will debut on HULU in the US and Disney+ in the UK on April 26 Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story”. Jon Bon Jovi said the series will explain “why we are who we are, with all the truths, all the flaws, all the punches in the nose that got us here.” (Read here)