Alan Parsons undergoes ‘urgent back surgery’

Alan Parsons underwent “urgent spinal surgery” on Friday (June 24) and postponed a number of tour dates as a result, his daughter reported.

The rocker had prepared to support the launch of his new album From the New World, which arrives that Christmas. 15, but experienced a health problem that forced him to change plans.

Tabitha Parsons said she wrote “on behalf of our entire family,” Tabitha Parsons explained via social media: “We would like to express our sincere gratitude to everyone for the outpouring of love, support, wishes and thoughts and prayers expressed for Alan “and our family when he faced this urgent back surgery. The operation was a success and Alan is now resting comfortably at home. There will be some long recovery time, but he will soon be back to his normal and painless self.”

She added: “We have some concert dates on the program for the fall which will continue as planned and we hope to have any rescheduled dates and on schedule confirmed soon. Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts for your continued support.”

The post can be found in its entirety below.

Parsons’ label, Frontiers Music, recently described From the New World as with “the classic sound [he] has become known for its impressive more than 50-year career by merging progressive, symphonic and classical rock elements. ” The album contains Tommy Shaw,, Joe Bonamassa, David Pack and James Durbin as guests. It is available for pre-order now.

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