Noel Gallagher was told by doctors not to come of a prescribed medication for fear he could “drop dead”.
The singer-songwriter is currently taking critical tablets for an unknown medical condition.
Speaking to the The Telegraph, Gallagher shared the shocking information about his ongoing health issues, which stemmed from glandular fever and tinnitus.
The Mancunian went for a routine check-up, but as so often is the case, he went in felling grand and left with the stunning diagnosis.
Noel said: “I went for my annual health check-up. And honest to God I felt all right when I went in, and the doctor made me feel like I was about to drop dead in the street when I came out.”
“I won’t go into it. But I [also] got tinnitus in my ear, and I pulled two muscles in the back of my hand. Not from playing guitar; I cracked it on the side of something, and I bashed round the casing of the nerves. It was horrible. I couldn’t even put my hand in my pocket.”
“Then I went on holiday with the kids. And I was getting out of a swimming pool with one of them in my hand and did my back in. Then my doctor put me on these tablets – I won’t tell you what for – [and] told me that if I didn’t take them I would virtually drop dead.”
Gallagher’s is releasing his new album Chasing Yesterday on March 2nd. The forthcoming LP will be the second solo record from the former Oasis member and his band High Flying Birds.
Noel Gallagher and The High Flying Birds will be playing at Dublin’s 3 Arena on Wednesday March 4th.