“In the end, age is the only winner”

“In the end, age is the only winner”
“In the end, age is the only winner”

SEEN FROM ELSEWHERE – He enjoyed success for 40 years as a rock singer. Then his voice lost its power. In a new documentary series, we can see Jon Bon Jovi going through moments of deep despair. Interview about his vocal cord surgery, his lion’s mane and the theater of the absurd.

By Martin Scholz (Die Welt)

He is one of the greatest figures in rock – Jon Bon Jovi has been known for decades for his lion’s mane, his wide, sparkling smile, and his anthems such as “Living On A Prayer” or “It’s My Life” which have inspired tens of thousands of people roaring and pumping their fists in the air during huge stadium concerts. In the four-part documentary series “Thank You, Goodnight: The Bon Jovi Story” (watch on Disney +), the leading figure of the Bon Jovi group to which he gave his name shows himself in a new light: fragile, overwhelmed by doubt, and often at the end of strength. The 62-year-old artist responded to our interview by videoconference from London.

DIE WELT. -In the new documentary series, you are often seen with a graying three-day beard, pulling VHS and audio cassettes out of boxes, and nostalgically watching footage from your first concert at Giants Stadium in New Jersey. It almost seems…

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