Rick Springfield was a member of the pop rock group Zoot from 1969 to 1971 then started his solo career with his debut single Speak to the Sky which reached the top 10 in Australia in the mid of 1972. At that time he moved to the United States to broaden his musical career. The single Jessie’s Girl which released in 1981 reached the No. 1 hit in both Australia and the US, and the song also earned him the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. Four more of his singles were 10 US hits, including Affair of the Heart, Don’t Talk to Strangers, I’ve Done Everything for You and Love Somebody. His two US top 10 albums are Working Class Dog, and Success Hasn’t Spoiled Me Yet, released in 1981 and 1982 respectively. He started to play guitar at the age of 13 and joined various bands in England during 1958 to 1963. He replaced Roger Hicks as lead guitarist and vocalist in Zoot. Their hard rock cover version of The Beatles’ hit Eleanor Rigby peaked at No. 4 on Go-Set’s Top 4 in March 1971, and the band broke-up in May.
Following the separation of the band members, he started his solo musical career and provided all the lead vocals, songwriting, guitar, keyboard, and banjo. Besides his musical career Springfield is also known for his role as Dr. Noah Drake on the drama series General Hospital from 1981 to 1983 and during 2005 to 2008 and 2012, returning 2013 for the show’s 50th anniversary. At the 1970s, he concentrated more on his acting career by appearing in several prime time television dramas. In 2010 Springfield published an autobiography entitled Late, Late at Night: A Memoir. During his career, Springfield has released 18 studio albums, and he also set to be honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to music.
The Teen Idol
With his band, Zoot, Springfield was well known as a teen idol with awesome voice and stage performance. The singer realized that appearance would be an important thing in his career journey and at the age of 24 he did the first procedure of plastic surgery. It was actually too early for him to have a Botox injection and people feel sorrier about the result. His attempt to stay young and amazing although he grows older is only a dream because the terrible transformation can be easily observed from the photographs of Rick Springfield. He even loses all of the amazing looks before plastic surgery, and he was no longer the teen idol. Another procedure of Rick Springfield plastic surgery includes facelift. Botox injection which combined with a facelift is a very common procedure which conducted to maintain a youthful look. It is true that the result of plastic surgery indicates the flawless face without any aging signs like wrinkles and lines, but you should compare the look of Rick Springfield before and after plastic surgery to know why the singer feels sorry about it.
The Sorry Springfield
There is one thing that we will never understand about him, his feeling towards the result. He admitted that he felt sorry about the outcome, especially the earliest procedure. However, he added another plastic surgery procedures as he grows old. It seems that he cannot deny the temptation and demand to maintain his youthful and amazing look up to these days, although it is not the time to be young again. And more he gets another procedure, worsens the transformation. However, there will be no one who can stop that decision except himself or plastic surgery will really give him a disastrous look.