Tame Impala fundamental man Kevin Parker is recovering from main surgical procedure to appropriate a fractured hip.
The Australian manufacturing whizz posted a number of footage of himself in hospital, an MRI of the damage, and an x-ray of his femur, or thigh bone, full with a set of freshly-inserted screws and rods.
“Fractured my hip,” he writes in a submit on Instagram. “Tried to run a half marathon on what turned out to be an existing stress fracture. Whoops. Made it to within 1km of the finish line. That’s life I guess.”
A hip fracture happens when a break seems within the higher a part of the femur, the longest, strongest bone within the human physique.
In accordance with the U.Okay.’s NHS, a damaged hip is a severe damage, which usually requires instant surgical procedure and has a restoration time of a number of weeks or months. “But it can take longer,” reads a backgrounder on the NHS web page. Relying on the age of the affected person, and the severity of the damage, you’ll normally spend round 1 to 4 weeks in hospital.
Parker is eager to get again on his ft, and again out onto the street, as quickly as attainable. “All shows in Mexico and South America going ahead as planned I’m not quitting on you guys,” he writes within the submit, uploaded Thursday (March 9).
These dates embody six concert events in March, with a live performance Friday (March 10) in Mexico Metropolis and three Lollapalooza exhibits in separate nations.
Parker and his psychedelic rock outfit is supporting its award-winning fourth album The Gradual Rush, which dropped in February 2020, simply weeks earlier than the WHO declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic, leading to a years-long pause for touring. The Gradual Rush led the Australian chart, and peaked at No. 3 within the U.S. and U.Okay.; the set went on to win 5 ARIA Awards, together with album of the yr.
Tame Impala on Friday (March 10) launched “Wings of Time,” a rollicking psych-rock quantity lifted from the soundtrack to Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves, and Parker collaborated with Gorillaz on “New Gold,” which seems on Cracker Island, the present No. 1 on the Official U.Okay. Albums Chart.
Stream “Wings of Time” beneath.