"In the '70s, '80s and '90s, the record companies said you had to have a single. I think I've fulfilled my brief. I don't have to make pop records any more. The singles chart is not one I'm going to be in very often any more, so my view is to make records that fit my age.
"I don't think I'm going to do Crocodile Rock any more," The Daily Express quoted him as saying.