Robert Plant Can’t Believe People Ask Him About Retirement

Questions about when Robert Plant, 73, plans to retire are common. After so many decades, it’s only natural for fans and media to speculate if Plant plans to retire any time soon.

The former Led Zeppelin singer simply cannot wrap his head around this. I’d hear, ‘Well, you must have done enough now,’ and it would hurt.”

Plant told the Telegraph in a recent interview. “Oh, enough of what? Have saved enough to retire! So, consider it a blessing that, even after 40 years.

Robert Plant Can't Believe People Ask Him About Retirement

I still don’t know enough to come to any kind of conclusion. There is always more to discover, and further to take one’s knowledge. To put it simply: “I adore it.”

73 Years Old Robert Plant is Long Way Off Retirement

Robert Plant, who turned 73 earlier this year, has no plans to retire anytime soon. Plant has stated that he does not plan to spend his retirement doing what other guys his age do.

such as going on all-inclusive cruises or playing golf endlessly. Fans and the media have been wondering for years when the iconic musician wants to hang it up.

But judging by his recent record release with American bluegrass great Alison Krauss, it doesn’t appear like Plant has any intention of slowing down anytime soon.

Robert Plant Believes That Being Singer is a Lifetime Job

Performing music, the singer added, is a “lifetime’s job” that, even after five decades since his first journey into rock and roll, still brings him contentment and delight.

More than any other former member of Led Zeppelin, Plant has been working with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss since 2007.

Two years after their debut, Raising Sand, for which they won a Grammy, the duo has returned with Raise the Roof.

Working with Krauss has inspired a new vocal approach from Plant, one that is quite different from his signature booming tones.

When Krauss hears him sing harmony, “it evokes quite a sense because the identity of his lead singing is so intense,” Krauss adds. “It’s a voice that everyone has heard at some point in their musical lives.”


Robert Anthony Plant CBE (born August 20, 1948) is an English singer and songwriter best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of the English rock band Led Zeppelin for its entire existence from 1968 until 1980.

After the death of the band’s drummer John Bonham. In 1995, he and his bandmates were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.