Tim Burgess Believes He Contracted Coronavirus During New York Trip

The Charlatans frontman, who is self-isolating at his family home in Norfolk, England, admits to have not tested for COVID-19, but claims to have had all the symptoms, including difficulty breathing.

AceShowbizThe Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess is “90 per cent sure” he contracted the coronavirus during a recent trip to New York.

Although the “One to Another” hitmaker is yet to be tested for Covid-19, he says he’s had all the symptoms, which include a fever, dry cough and difficulty breathing, and still feels tightness in his chest but feels he is on the mend.

Speaking to Britain’s NME website while self-isolating at his family home in Norfolk, England, the rocker reveals, “I’m 90 per cent sure I got the virus in New York. I was in bed for four days with all the symptoms and I’ve still got a chest thing going on now, but you can’t tell can you?”

Although he has been feeling under the weather, the 52-year-old has been hosting Twitter listening parties alongside fellow Britpop legends, including Liam Gallagher and Blur drummer Dave Rowntree, reliving their old albums as well as other classic records by U.K. acts.

Last week’s, end March 29, parties included albums by Oasis, Blur and Franz Ferdinand, with this week’s featuring albums by Sleaford Mods, The Lightning Seeds, Prefab Sprout, The Fall and The Cocteau Twins.

Also set to feature in the future are Supergrass, Lush, Suede, The Cribs and Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

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