"I still consider myself lucky..."
Beady Eye

Beady Eye guitarist Gem Archer has given fans a short update on his health.

One of the country's biggest guitar acts, little can stop Beady Eye in their tracks. However the group were forced off the road this summer after guitarist Gem Archer was hospitalised.

Falling at home, the musician fractured his skull. Taking time off, his health issues caused Beady Eye to cancel numerous live appearances.

Recuperating at home, Gem Archer recently posted a statement online thanking fans for their help:

Gem here saying a big thank you from the bottom of my being to everyone for their kind words, wishes, messages and patience over the past weeks. I am on the mend, not gone round the bend and treading carefully whilst taking each day as a giant leap forward. 

I still consider myself lucky, who knows why things happen, but they do and it all could have been much worse but it wasn't. 

That was then and as of now, I can't wait to stand with a guitar in my hand alongside the rest of the boys, on a stage in front of some of you from November onwards.

'You can't change the wind, but you can change how you walk into it' as an old friend said to me once. Here's to next time and knowing a little more of how to do the walk!

Bring it on. Thanks again.

Peace, love, luck and respect.

Gem Archer.

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Clash spoke to Beady Eye earlier this year as the release of second album 'BE' loomed - check out that feature HERE.

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