The 'Easy Lover' singer has sold over 150 million records.
"I don't think anyone's going to miss me," he told FHM.
"I'm sorry that it was all so successful. I honestly didn't mean it to happen like that. It's hardly surprising that people grew to hate me."
The star, who now lives in Switzerland, has suffered numerous health issues over recent years, only serving to make his job as a musician more difficult.
He also claimed that he feels like an outsider in the modern music industry.
"I look at the MTV Music Awards and I think: 'I can't be in the same business as this'. I don't really belong to that world and I don't think anyone's going to miss me.
"I'm much happier to write myself out of the script entirely."
The singer recently revealed that he considered suicide during a few rough periods in his life.