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Texas Ready for New Album After Guitarist Recovers

March 13, 2010 (7:10 am) GMT
Following the recovery of Alistair McErlaine who collapsed in September 2009 due to brain hemorrhage, Sharleen Spiteri reveals that Texas will hit the studio again for their next album.

Sharleen Spiteri has confirmed she's heading back to the studio with now guitarist Alistair McErlaine is out of hospital. The musician collapsed in September 2009 after suffering a brain hemorrhage. He underwent an operation in London and spent a month in an intensive care unit.

He was taken off a life support machine in October 2009 and is now "fighting fit", according to the singer. And Spiteri has revealed McErlaine is pushing for the band to record a new album. She tells Digital Spy, "Doctors were telling us he wouldn't survive it, but luckily he has and he's absolutely fighting fit."

"He's out of hospital and chomping at the bit to make another record. It's been a weird journey with this one, but we're absolutely dying to make the next Texas record. As for when it's going to be ready, I don't know. We've written a few songs and we're getting there slowly."

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