He added: “Imagine not telling anybody, now that I know, it’s just so him, he didn’t want to make a fuss.
Johnny Mac and the Faithful will be headlining their own tour, which kicks off in Manchester this month.
He said: “We got the opportunity to go on tour on our own, which I didn’t see happening, but now I totally love it.
“We play Manchester, London, and then Birmingham and then up to Glasgow. It’s all a bit mad.”
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