Covid may have robbed Marianne Faithfull of her singing voice
In March 2020, cultural icon Marian Faithful was admitted to hospital with Coronavirus, remaining there for twenty two days. Now, a year later, she has spoken to the LA Times about her health, and it’s not good:
“The damage has been very bad. It’s my lungs, my memory and fatigue. It couldn’t be worse. I don’t know if I will ever be able to sing again. I have singing practice once a week, and I’m doing my best, but it’s very hard.
I love touring, and it’s breaking my heart that I might possibly not be able to do it again. But I think there are ways around that, like filming. I might be able to do five shows one day: London, Paris, Berlin and two others. But I won’t be able to travel. I’m in Europe and here I’ll stay. That’s OK. I really am European.”
Terrible stuff. An album recorded before Covid is release on April 30th. Called ‘She Walks in Beauty’, it has poetry, music, and Warren Ellis.
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