Rock legend Eric Clapton is dropping his listening to.
The “Layla” singer, 72, revealed Tuesday that he’s affected by tinnitus, a ringing within the ear that’s generally attributable to noise-induced listening to loss.
“The one factor I’m involved with now could be being in my 70s and with the ability to be proficient. I imply, I’m going deaf, I’ve acquired tinnitus, my palms nearly work,” Clapton stated on BBC Radio 2.
“I imply, I’m hoping that individuals will come alongside and see me (for) greater than (as a result of) I’m a curiosity. I do know that’s a part of it, as a result of it’s superb to myself that I’m nonetheless right here.”
In 2016, Clapton revealed that nerve injury has affected his capability to play the guitar.
The musician’s solely scheduled 2018 present to this point is the July British Summer season Time Fest in Hyde Park.