When Robert Palmer fronted a band of fashionably bored models in the 1986 video hit ''Addicted to Love,'' the singer, who died of a heart attack at 54 on Sept. 26, became a Reagan-era MTV icon. ''He took the good things in life, including music, very seriously,'' says Power Station bandmate John Taylor.

Originally posted Oct 10, 2003 Published in issue #732 Oct 10, 2003 Order article reprints

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