Cher is not impressed with any of her pop hits from the 1970s.
The iconic singer released a number of hit tracks, such as Gypsys (sic), Tramps & Thieves, Dark Lady, and Half-Breed, during the disco era, but she was ashamed of her work.
Cher admits she wanted to sound like the Eagles or Joni Mitchell and when she was around her famous musician friends at the time, she hid her head in shame over her pop tunes.
“I’m not a Cher fan,” the 70-year-old tells Billboard. “I just don’t think my aesthetic taste lies in her direction.”
The star also has little respect for her 1995 album It’s A Man’s World, dubbing the record a piece of “c**p”.
“I don’t remember what’s on it. I didn’t like any of it,” she deadpans.
She also doesn’t have fond memories of recording her 1999 international hit Believe, which turned out to be the biggest single of the year, because the project was “a nightmare” thanks to all the arguments she had with producer Mark Taylor in the studio.
But, despite all the songs that weren’t hits for her, Cher insists she has few regrets: “When I think about my life, it was a really good life,” she shares. “It was hard. It was crazy. And it was laced with amazing and treacherous and sad, like everybody’s life.”
In the new Billboard reveal, the music veteran admits she is not enjoying getting old, adding, “I’m shocked that I can still run across the stage at my age. I thought I’d be dead.”
The star is currently performing her Classic Cher residency show in Las Vegas at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.