Robert Plant 'fed up' of Jimmy Page criticising him.

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 29 August 2014

This article is from 2014.

Robert Plant

Robert Plant

Robert Plant wants his formed Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to stop criticising him and instead focus on his own career

Robert Plant wants Jimmy Page to stop criticising him.

The former Led Zeppelin frontman is "fed up" with his ex-bandmate, who he claimed would rather make music with his new group The Sensational Space Shifters than with the legendary rock outfit, and believes he should focus on his own music career.

Robert said: "He should get on and do something - he's a superb talent. That's the sad thing for Jimmy, he knows that I'm his guy, I'm his pal, but the warmth he needs to actually enjoy the world, it's all there. Come on and give it to us."

The rocker also thinks Jimmy would benefit from doing something completely original, rather than hanging on to the former glories of their days in Led Zeppelin.

He explained: "Why do it the way you always did it? Why think like that? You never think it could possibly work. And yet you can take off all your trappings of 30 years of playing and step into this other world. You f**k them out of the way and have a good time."

Meanwhile, Robert, 66, believes he's one of the few stars of his generation who remain fearless performers.

He explained to the Daily Telegraph newspaper: "I know there are only three or four frontmen left, from our time, who actually just kick the mic stand up and do it, and that's me, Rod Stewart and Mick Jagger.

"But the only important thing is, can you contemporise your gift? Can I knock myself out, or am I just going through the motions? Because if I'm going through the motions, I'm f****d."

Robert Plant

The form Led Zeppelin vocalist, rock luminary and Grammy Award-winner performs works from his new album, Carry Fire.

Colston Hall, Bristol

Fri 17 Nov

£38.50–£71.50 / 0117 922 3686

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Mon 11 Dec

£39.60–£72.60 / 023 9282 4355

Liverpool Olympia

Sat 25 Nov

£52.25 / 0871 220 0260

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