Singer Rod Stewart, 64, kicked off his first Japan tour in 13 years with a performance at the Osaka Castle Hall on Monday night. Stewart entertained the crowd of 6,000 with 21 songs, including popular 1970s hits "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" and "Sailing." Hhis 21-year-old daughter, Ruby, chipped in, singing two songs solo.
Stewart also kicked a signed soccer ball into the crowd, and said that Shunsuke Nakamura, who plays for Celtic in the Scottish Premier League, was a great player and fantastic representative for Japan.
Stewart also revealed before the concert that he may team up with Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Woods, 61, again in the near future. The pair were in a band called the Faces in the early 1970s. Stewart said that it wouldn't happen this year but that they had been rehearsing and may perform together as early as next year.
Stewart will perform at the Budokan in Tokyo on Wednesday and Thursday, and at the Saitama Super Arena on March 14.© Japan Today