Yoko Ono won't retire from music

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono has vowed "never" to retire from music right to the end of her life.

Yoko Ono will "never" retire from music.

The 83-year-old musician-and-artist's only interest in life is for her art to be "something beautiful" and she's not about to give up her passion even though she's in her mid-eighties.

Asked if she'll ever stop making music, she told the Guardian newspaper: "I won't stop. No, I never think that. Artists are obsessive, they want to keep doing it. And I'm an artist. My sole interest is in creating something beautiful. When I say beautiful .... well, the maximum beauty can be ugly to some people."

Yoko - who is the widow of the late Beatle legend John Lennon - recently picked up the NME Inspiration Award and said she hopes her work continues to influence other artists.

She told BANG Showbiz: "I want to keep on making music and art and keep on inspiring people. But I don't know what my fans take from what I do with my work and my website, I just keep dishing out things and I hope for the best, but I never know how people will react to what I do."

The 'Give Peace a Chance' hitmaker has just released her new collaborative LP featuring the likes of Moby, Death Cab For Cutie and Sparks called 'Yes, I'm A Witch Too'.


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