Delta Goodrem ‘strict vocal break’, forced to postpone UK and Europe dates for Innocent Eyes tour
Goodrem Plains was forced to postpone her upcoming Innocent eyes touring the UK and Europe due to her vocal cords being overstretched.
The Born to try According to Richard Wilkins, editor of Nine Entertainment, the singer is said to be “very upset” about the decision.
“She’s fine, but she’s sad, just like you,” Wilkins said on Nine’s More today.
Watch the clip above.
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“She was really looking forward to this,” he added. “It’s the 20th anniversary of Innocent eyesthe [album] the tour took her around the world.”
Goodrem shared the news with fans on Instagram, sharing a sweet video of her writing an apology on a whiteboard due to her being “strictly rested”.
Another slide in the post shares a deeper message.
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“I am heartbroken to share with you that we have had to make the difficult decision to reschedule my upcoming concerts in the UK and Europe,” the star wrote.
“I feel very grateful to be so busy at this point in my career, but due to the stress with several projects, including preparing new music for all of you, unfortunately, I overused my vocal cords to the point of not having a voice for a long time,” she added.
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ABOVE more todayWilkins added that canceling shows is something “every artist hates”, but “for Delta, this is a big deal”.
“She’s very resilient, she’s had problems before but she needs to do this,” Wilkins said.
Of course, Goodrem battled cancer in her early years, being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when she was 18 years old in 2003.
At that time, Goodrem had just released Innocent eyesit was her first album, but she was forced to spend time undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
In an interview with WHO magazine in 2020, she revealed that knowing her diagnosis at the time was “like a bomb going off” and turned her entire world upside down.
For her upcoming tour, the singer will perform in Dublin, Glasgow, Madrid, Zurich, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Copenhagen, Oslo, London, Birmingham and Manchester.
She will also perform at the Sydney Opera House on September 25.
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