Kaiser Chiefs' Frontman Falls

Published: 2005-10-26
While performing at a concert in Birmingham on October 23rd, the Kaiser Chiefs had a brief scare when lead singer Ricky Wilson. at the end of the show, ran off and collapsed backstage.

"He did literally just collapse," a witness to the incident posted on the Chiefs official website, "and Nick [the Kaiser Chiefs' drummer] poured a bottle of water over his head and he still didn't get up."

The Brit group's debut album, Employment, came out this year to a roaring reception. They were also the frontrunners for this year's prestigous Mercury Prize, which is given to a band judged to have the best album of the year. The Chiefs lost to Antony and the Johnsons.

According to all reports, Wilson was perfectly fine moments after the incident.

Writer: Michelle Garcia



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