AGELESS COREY HART GETS BACK ON THE ROAD WITH SATISFYING MIX OF NOSTALGIA, NEW MATERIAL

If you didn’t get the “I’m back!” message from the name of his tour, you couldn’t miss it after his first two songs, Dreaming Time Again (“It’s time to hit the road/You know we ain’t getting any younger”) and Bang (Starting Over).

Singer Corey Hart performs to a crowd of fans after being honoured with a plaque ceremony at Studio Bell in Calgary as part of his induction into the Canadian Music Hall of FameWednesday, June 19, 2019. Dean Pilling/Postmedia

You’re semi-retired, the kids are grown, and the house is empty.

For many people the next logical step would be to take up gardening or model trains, but for Corey Hart it’s an excuse to get back on the road again. With a new, Bob Rock-produced EP in hand (Dreaming Time Again), and a tour that matches him up with fellow ’80s icons Glass Tiger, the singer-songwriter and Canadian Music Hall of Famer brought his Never Surrender jaunt to a respectably filled Rogers Place on Friday night.

If you didn’t get the “I’m back!” message from the name of his tour, you couldn’t miss it after his first two songs, Dreaming Time Again (“It’s time to hit the road/You know we ain’t getting any younger”) and Bang (Starting Over).

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