Tina Turner Talks Touring With Oprah Winfrey: 'Tired of Singing and Dancing'
The 73-year-old star says the audience may have to embrace a less high-energy show for her to return to the stage.
In a new episode of "Oprah's Next Chapter," eight-time Grammy Award winner Tina Turner sits down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss her recent wedding, career and why we may not see her on the concert stage again.
The 73-year old singer was last on the road in 2009, when she wrapped a 90-show 50th anniversary tour. The trek played venues across the United States and Canada, and was the No. 9 top-grossing tour of 2009, according to Billboard Boxscore.
But Turner tells Winfrey in a preview clip released by the OWN Network that her last tour wasn't "effortless" and that she "rested all day" to be able to perform the high-energy show.
She says that she was "becoming tired of singing and dancing," emphasizing how certain songs in the show "worked" her "a little bit harder" than others.
In the interview, Turner goes on to say that if she were to "ever go back (to live performing) for any reason," she'd have to "create another way" for audiences to "accept" a different kind of show. Perhaps that means a show without energetic dancing in high-heels -- a staple of Turner's concerts.
The full interview will air Sunday at 9/8 Central p.m. on OWN.