Visit to Mariah Carey’s doc gave Olly Alexander needle
OLLY ALEXANDER once endured a ‘traumatising’ appointment with Mariah Carey’s throat doctor — and still can’t hit those whistle notes.
A trip to the US struck the wrong chord with the Years & Years frontman.
‘[The doctor] had pictures of Mariah Carey, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber on his wall,’ Olly told GP. ‘He stuck a needle hoover up my nose to suck all the gunk from my sinuses,’ he grimaced, ‘It was the most traumatising experience ever.’
The singer, 27, joked the procedure failed to help him match Mimi’s famous five-octave vocal range. The band release album Palo Santo on July 6.
Author: Tom Stichbury