SIMEON COXE survives road accident, but in critical condition...
Silver Apples main man SIMEON COXE is still in a critical condition following a car accident in New York on November 1. The outlook for his condition is pessimistic; he sustained extensive injuries including a broken neck, spinal injuries and leg injuries. His condition has improved, though there is a chance he may be paralysed.
Silver Apples, recently reunited cult 60s electronic pioneers, played with BLUR in July at the Meltdown Festival on London’s South Bank. Their two much sought-after albums were reissued on CD for the first time.
Ironically, original Silver Apples drummer DANNY TAYLOR was in the band’s van, returning from a gig in New York City and there had been talk of reuniting the original line-up. Taylor walked away with cuts and bruises, revived the comatose Simeon by giving him CPR before the ambulance arrived.
The future of the group is now in doubt.
Have NME.COM news updates e mailed directly to you.
To subscribe, just fill in your e-mail.