Eric Clapton has apologised for leaving the stage in the middle of his concert in Glasgow, Scotland. The 69-year-old star cited a technical problem for storming off the stage while he was performing the song Cocaine last week.
Eric Clapton. (Photo: Facebook)
“We experienced a steadily worsening technical problem with the PA system that the band battled with throughout the show. “But by the last song of the set, it became unbearable on stage and Eric was unable to complete that number,” read a statement by the musician’s team. Read: Eric Clapton plans to stop touring at 70
“The usual touring set length runs at 1 hour 35 minutes. So, in fact, the full set was performed, apart from the entirety of Cocaine which had to be curtailed. Eric is nevertheless sorry for the break in the concert,” it said.
The singer stopped performing and left the stage. Apparently, he made a brief return to the stage to sing another song, but then walked off again. Fans, who paid around 60 pounds (`6,000) for the show, got angry and vented their frustration on social media.