U2 frontman Bono has released a statement for his concerned fans that he will return with his full voice soon. The problem with the singer’s voice began on their second concert in Berlin. U2 a leading Irish band were forced to cancel their concert on Saturday night after Bono lost his voice. The popular Irish rock band was able to perform on a handful of songs during the second concert on the European leg of the Experience + Innocence Tour when Bono stopped singing and apologized to fans saying he was unable to continue.
Bono addressed his fans and told them “I was singing like a bird 10 minutes ago but now I feel like I am stuck in a large cigar.” In his statement, Bono said, “I’ve found a great doctor who took care of me, he ruled out anything serious, I am relieved and happy.”
Bono was in shock to know that the audience had to suffer inconvenience as the show was canceled. He confirmed a new schedule for the remaining tour. Bono is excited about his upcoming tour, “I cannot wait to come back to the venue.” Bono said in a statement, the tour is due to continue by November 30th.
Discussion on social media about the incident indicate that Bono was unable to sing and apologized to fans saying “I think we can’t go on” and “it’s not right for you”. Later, the other three U2 band members Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jnr, and Edge issued a statement where they thanked their fans for understanding the severity of the situation and for their continuous support and understanding. In the statement, the three members of the band apologized to fans saying “We’re so sorry for tonight’s cancellation.”
The previous concert in Berlin went away without a hitch, but during the second concert, things weren’t as smooth as the previous date. A video posted on social media on Saturday seemed to show Bono coughing and struggling to speak, later he apologizes to the fans in a hoarse voice. “We don’t know what has happened and we’re taking medical advice,” said the three U2 members in a statement.
Some fans suggest who were at the concert that the smoke machine could be the reason for Bono’s loss of voice as initially, Bono tried to put up a brave face despite his obvious discomfort. “I’m sure this is not a big, big problem – but I’m going to have to do something,” Bono said in a video posted by a fan on Twitter. However, as Bono regains his health and his voice U2 is returning soon to the same venue on another date much to the delight of fans eagerly awaiting their return.