Roisin Murphy Injures Herself Performing

The former Moloko singer hurts her eye during dance routine

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Former Moloko singer Roisin Murphy is recovering from an on stage accident in Moscow, where she was performing her new club extravanga show on Saturday night (October 27).

Having just begun a 35-date club tour of Europe to promote her new album ‘Overpowered’ – Murphy was performing at the city’s Ikra Club when she hit her head on a chair and seriously damaged her eye socket and eyebrow.

She left the stage immediately and received emergency treatment at a hospital before returning to the UK yesterday (October 28) to undergo an repairitive operation.

According to a statement: “Despite serious concussion and losing a lot of blood, her vision is unimpaired.”

The next seven dates of her current tour have been cancelled, but it is expected that she will be rested enough when her UK and Irish tour begins on November 26.

Murphy had been due to play shows in Krakow, Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Munich and Vienna over the next week.

All cancelled dates will be rescheduled for later in the year.

Pic credit: Yui Mok/Features/PA Photos

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