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Mat McHugh's Waves Tour Cancelled

Mat McHugh’s Waves tour has been cancelled after the singer/songwriter was admitted to hospital last Friday with spinal injuries.

The Beautiful Girls frontman had been complaining of pain for a few days before it became unbearable after his recent performance in Newcastle. McHugh was then taken to hospital last Friday were doctors diagnosed him with a massively ruptured disc in his neck and a chipped bone in his back.

Medical staff warned that McHugh could no longer perform in this condition, with the injury so severe that a neurosurgeon warned that McHugh could suffer permanent damage and loss of mobility if not operated on quickly, as the injury is pressing on nerves and onto his spinal cord.

As a result, all remaining shows on the Waves tour have been cancelled. All tickets sold to be refunded. McHugh has always been an independent musician, funding both his solo career and The Beautiful Girls, so this injury comes as a huge blow.

Anyone who is interested in helping McHugh by donating and raising funds to help cover the costs for the specialist surgery can head to www.wavesthealbum.com and download the album for free and make a contribution. Any plans for raising further funds will be made available once final surgery dates and costs are determined.

In a Facebook post, McHugh thanked his fans for the support, and we all wish him the best and hope for a speedy recovery.

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