SINGAPORE – Show business can take its toll on one’s sanity if artists are not careful about balancing their personal and private lives, says pop veteran Sheena Easton.

The 60-year-old Scotland-born singer, best known for 1980s pop classics such as Almost Over You, For Your Eyes Only and Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair), says in a recent interview with The Straits Times: “Some artists, as they go forward in their career, develop emotional problems, issues with being consumed by this business because that’s all they have. It can become a very difficult thing to stay focused 100 per cent in this industry and not lose yourself.”

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