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George Michael sets date for recovery

George Michael is hoping his voice will be in good enough condition for him to sing again in September after resting his vocal cords during a holiday with boyfriend Fadi Fawaz in the Southern Hemisphere.
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George Michael is hoping his voice will be in good enough condition for him to sing again in September.

The 'Faith' hitmaker - who came close to death last year after battling the life-threatening illness pneumonia - took to his twitter account during a holiday in the Southern Hemisphere with boyfriend Fadi Fawaz to reveal he is ''slowly recovering'' and has set a date for his recovery.

In a series of tweets, George - who was forced to cancel a number of dates of his 'Symphonica' European tour when he was struck by the illness last year - wrote: ''Hi boyz n gelz, still enjoying a little time in the southern hemisphere, voice is slowly recovering, spent the afternoon writing in the sun.

''realistically I can't see my vocal cords being being ready till the summer, but then I have to think about people losing out if ....

''they are on their summer hols. So September seems the most likely. Sorry about that everyone. Rest assured I will use the time wisely...

''As in... working on improving the show, mixing the live tracks, finishing brand new tracks! (sic)''.

The 48-year-old openly homosexual singer - who recently blasted a US Christian group who prayed for him to die - admitted his illness was a ''b*****d thing'' to deal with, but he has put it down to being ''God's little joke''.

He tweeted: ''Pneumonia may have been a b*****d thing to go thru, but normally when I suffer you guys benefit somehow, don't you think :)

''That's just how it goes in GM world. God's little joke. Long may it continue :) (sic)''

Posted on 30 Jan 2012 16:00 to category : Music News

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