‘My husband saw me at my worst’: Shakira said she became ‘very bitter’ after fearing she had lost her voice for good… but it came back after she had a ‘religious experience’ at Lourdes
She’s won multiple Grammy, Latin Grammy and American Music Awards and has sold 75m records worldwide.
The singer Shakira in 2017 risked not being able to sing again, due to a hemorrhage in the vocal cords. She find her voice again with Lourdes water.
The revelation of the singer to The Guardian newspaper : ” I thought there would be things in my life that would slowly abandon me, such as beauty, youth … But I never thought that my voice could leave me because it is so ingrained. in my nature. It is my identity. Not being able to sing was unbearable. “
For Shakira it was a moment of depression, she had difficulty communicating with her children, she had to express herself with gestures. But she didn’t want to undergo surgery, as the doctors suggested.
She was afraid that the surgery could possibly ruin her voice for life.
The water of Lourdes
Between meditation and prayer Shakira then tried Lourdes water. In a miraculous way the voice is back: the pop star says she experienced something mystical: ” It was as if I had lived a mystical experience ,” said the singing star.
Source The Guardian and Papaboys 2.0