Richard Marx — American Musician born on September 16, 1963,

Richard Noel Marx is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who sold over 30 million records. He had a stream of hit singles in the late 1980s and 1990s, including "Endless Summer Nights," "Right Here Waiting," "Now and Forever," and "Hazard." Although some of his major hit songs were ballads, many of his songs have had a classic rock style, such as "Don't Mean Nothing," "Should've Known Better," "Satisfied," and "Too Late to Say Goodbye.".. (wikipedia)

But once you have some success in one style, the business wants to lock you in that vein forever.
When things are too easy I lose interest in them so I find ways to complicate them to get myself interested.
I didn't want my last chapter to be the guy who sits at the piano and sings love songs.
But I'm just having fun playing and giving Botox injections to the older songs.
I'm happy, I would say that I'm one of the happiest people I know but I've certainly had periods of profound sadness, depression and heartache and those are the kind of things that are interesting to me to write about.