Did You Know Rick Astley Kept Singing?

Written for Kurrent Music
Published April 8th 2016

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He’s become such an icon for all the strangest reasons, but when Rick Astley had his breakthrough as a singer, in the 80s, he already was someone you just couldn’t ignore.

This was mainly due to the fact that he had such a deep, full, soulful, mature voice for his age. His looks and voice just didn’t seem to match and intrigued a lot of people. Combined with the tunes written by Stock, Aitken & Waterman, his songs stormed the charts and have become guilty pleasures for many people ever since.

Rick Astley struggled to keep his music career going since those days. He attempted a career, with modest success, after leaving the safety of the hit factory that Stock, Aitken & Waterman were known to be. Many would now be long forgotten, but the internet kept his legacy alive.

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