Sir Rod Stewart has opened up about how his two eldest children, Kim and Sean, had "bad feelings" towards him as he spent much of their childhood on tour. Speaking candidly about his eight children while on Lorraine, he said: "I've got two youngsters, eight children altogether. I plan my tours around the kids' holidays. So this weekend we're all off to Florida where I start a US tour, during their holidays. That won't go on forever as they'll say I don't want to go tour with dad."
He added that Kimberly, 38 and Sean, 37, didn't appreciate him going on tour when they were children, explaining: "The oldest two, Kim and Sean, I was on tour so much they didn't really see so much of their dad and there was some bad feelings about that. I explained, 'Listen, your dad wasn't out there partying every night, I was working my bum off, because I was in debt to the tune of about $1million.' I had to work my way out of debt."
Speaking about touring, the 73-year-old admitted he wasn't ready to quit any time soon, saying: "Everything has to come to an end eventually. But, the thing is, I enjoy it so much. To get up there on the stage and send people home happy, hopefully, it's a gift from god, it really is." The singer is also releasing a new album, and spoke about how he has written songs that "a lot of parents will identify with". He said: "I think at my age you can't write songs like Hot Legs and Da Ya Think I'm Sexy anymore so you dig a lot deeper and you write the truth. The single that's coming out is called Didn't I and it's about parents that are worried about their kids and drugs. I think a lot of parents will identify with it."
Penny Lancaster Instagram: Rod Stewart’s wife put on a sultry display
Penny Lancaster Instagram: Rod Stewart’s wife gave her fans an insight into her holiday
Penny Lancaster and Rod Stewart put on a loved-up display during a recent trip
The duo were also captured having a laugh with a waiter and glancing at what appears to be passers by.
Rod Stewart almost falls asleep on his wife Penny during a holiday boat trip
Snoozing rocker Rod needed a lie-down on the sea vessel
Rod, 73, is helped off the boat by an assistant
Rod and Penny have been in Capri, Italy for their summer holiday
The pair seemed to be enjoying themselves while Rod was awake
Penny looked fascinated by what Rod was saying before his snooze
He is musical icon and devoted father to eight children.
And Rod Stewart was every inch the doting dad as he stepped out with sons Alastair, 12, and Aiden, seven, and wife Penny in Capri, Italy on Friday.
The Handbags and Gladrags hitmaker, 73, cut a typically youthful figure in a fitted white shirt and cream shorts for his day at sea.
Youthful: Rod Stewart was every inch the doting dad as he stepped out with sons Alastair, 12, and Aiden, seven, and wife Penny in Capri, Italy on Friday
He teamed his outfit with white plimsolls and a trendy fedora hat as he walked along wrapping an arm around youngest child Aiden.
His glamorous wife Penny, 47, showed off her toned legs in a fitted black lace playsuit which she paired with sandals and a chic straw hat.
Her golden tresses were styled sleek and straight and she slipped on a pair of shades to complete the look.
Rocker: The Handbags and Gladrags hitmaker, 73, cut a typically youthful figure in a fitted white shirt and cream shorts for his day at sea.
He came from humble beginnings, before launching a decade-defying music career that has seen him amass a staggering £166 fortune.
So it's no surprise Rod Stewart and his wife Penny Lancaster choose to holiday in a very luxurious fashion as the lovebirds enjoyed another day cruising along Italy's Amalfi Coast on a lavish yacht on Thursday.
Penny, 47, cut a typically glamorous figure as she spent the afternoon topping up her tan on board the opulent vessel, before heading back to dry land for dinner.
The former model showed off her extensive summer wardrobe by rocking not one, but two gorgeous looks for her day at sea.
Penny was first pictured in a charming white sundress, which she brought to life with an over-sized statement necklace and a floppy sunhat.
Her second look was a more vibrant choice, with the beauty showing a glimpse of cleavage - and her enviably long legs - in a plunging floral romper.
Chic: Penny, 47, cut a typically glamorous figure as she spent the afternoon topping up her tan on board the opulent vessel, before heading back to dry land for dinner
Changing it up: The former model showed off her extensive summer wardrobe by rocking not one, but two gorgeous looks for her day at sea
The thigh-skimming design was emblazoned with a floral, symmetrical print, while the hem of the playsuit boasted a jazzy paisley pattern.
Letting her natural beauty shine through, Penny kept her skin free of make-up for the outing and appeared to use the heat to her advantage by letting her blonde locks dry naturally in the sun.
Rod, 73, also went through his fair share of outfit choices, switching between a white linen shirt and a summery lemon number.
Extensive summer wardrobe: Rod, 73, also went through his fair share of outfit choices, switching between a white linen shirt and a summery lemon number
Having the time of their livesThe couple were deep in conversation with friends as they cruised the seas
She works hard to maintain her incredible figure.
And Penny Lancaster, 47, put her phenomenal physique on display as she donned a skimpy black bikini whilst sailing around Italy with her husband Rod Stewart, 73, and their family.
Looking in good spirits as they set off on the luxury yacht, Penny sat on the edge of the boat snapping selfies on the high seas.
Showing off her fantastic figure, Penny donned a black bikini top with scanty leopard print bottoms.
Fun in the sun: Looking in good spirits as they set off on the luxury yacht, Penny sat on the edge of the boat snapping selfies on the high seas