Jimmy Page Comments on Odds of a Led Zeppelin Live Reunion For 50th Anniversary
Feb 15, 2018 @ 9:11am
Last year, Led Zeppelin teased “all manner of surprises” coming in 2018 to mark their 50th anniversary.
Now, speaking of a potential live reunion to Planet Rock Magazine, Jimmy Page has claimed that an anniversary concert is unlikely.
“I very much doubt it,” Page told the publication (via MusicWeek). “You’ve just got to face facts. We’ve gone past the tenth anniversary of the 02 [show], where we managed to do one serious concert. That’s the only thing that we’ve done for such a long time, so I very much doubt we’ll do anything else. I really think the time has gone.”
When the interviewer noted that fans still hold the band “dear in their hearts”, the singer responded: “Me too – nobody more than me. But I don’t want to do it a disservice either.”
During the interview, Page also says that another live album will come this year – with the band planning to roll out more recordings over the next decade.
“I can’t give the game away, but there’s a recording that’s another multi-track that we’ll release,” he said. “It’s so different to all the other things that are out there. It’s another view compared to ‘How The West Was Won’ or ‘The Song Remains The Same’. I’m looking forward to people hearing that. There’s a lot of stuff to come out, a number of releases. I’d like to say that they’ll be coming out over the next 10 years. There’s more to come for sure.”
Meanwhile, Robert Plant recently spoke about the possibility of recording with Page. Plant said he had “no idea” whether the two would work together again. “It’s not even within my countenance to imagine it, really,” he said.