Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie injures back in fall from stage

Bobby Gillespie

Primal Scream singer Bobby Gillespie is recovering in hospital after falling off stage at Swiss festival Caribana.

Gillespie, 53, slipped and fell into the crowd late on Thursday.

A message on the official Primal Scream Twitter account thanked fans for their support.

The band tweeted: "Thanks everyone who has asked about Bobby, we're waiting for more news but hoping to be back on the road as soon as we get the all clear X."

Image copyright Primal Scream

The band also posted one of Bobby's jackets on Instagram with the message: "M.I.A."

Primal Scream, formed in 1982, are promoting their 11th studio album Chaosmosis.

The band will be playing a number of tour dates in the UK this summer.

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