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'KNACKERED' Belle And Sebastian Frontman Stuart Murdoch Reveals Becoming Dad Caused ME Flare-Up

Wednesday 24 April 2019


From Scottish newspaper The Scottish Sun:


Stuart Murdoch
Stuart Murdoch revealed his first son caused an ME flare-up

'KNACKERED' Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch reveals becoming dad caused ME flare-up

The Scot also said he had managed to ignore chronic fatigue syndrome for years while he performed with the band

By Sarah Ward
22 April 2019
©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. 679215.

BELLE and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch told how becoming a dad caused a flare-up of chronic fatigue syndrome.

The Scot, 50, said he had managed to ignore the illness, also known as ME, for years while he performed with the band.

But he revealed having his first son Denny in 2013 led to his extreme tiredness returning.

Stuart — also dad to Nico, two — recalled how he first developed the disease aged 21 while studying at Glasgow Uni.

He said: “It was quite gradual, almost over the course of a summer.

"I did athletics and realised that I was knackered.

“I’d had so much energy but I felt my legs giving, and by the end of summer I’d given up the running.

"Everything caved one after the other.”


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