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Never gonna give him up: How Rick Astley returned from the wilderness

Paul Sexton, Daily Telegraph, 9 September 2016

OVER COFFEE in a smart London hotel, Rick Astley is explaining his antidote to middle age. "I still play in a band, with a couple of friends. We have a rock trio, we're called the Luddites and it's a midlife crisis band," says the 50-year-old singer. But aside from performing with this three-piece, Astley has another solution for getting over the midlife hump — staging the pop comeback of the year.

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