June 12, 2012 8:17 PM

Timothy Finn | Even now, Barry Manilow isn’t resting on his success

Last year, Barry Manilow released his first album of original material in 10 years. “15 Minutes” is a rock album with a fictional narrative about a guy dealing with the rewards and consequences of sudden fame. For Manilow, the mission was three-fold: Return to songwriting; compose in a style he hadn’t tried before; and create something more than just another collection of songs.

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