Amy Winehouse sounds 'suicidal' on new album
Mar 31, 2008, 12:00 GMT
British singer Amy Winehouse EPA/JIM RUYMEN
Amy Winehouse's new album sounds "suicidal", according to her friends.
The troubled star - who recently contracted skin condition Impetigo - previewed some of the tracks from her upcoming third LP to pals, and the dark lyrics have increased their concern for her wellbeing.
A source told Britain's The Sun newspaper: "She's written quite a lot of the third album already. It is very, very dark but she produces some of her best music when she's in pain - and the past few months have been hell for her.
"Amy's got low self-esteem anyway but her skin has made her want to hide away from the rest of the world. And we have started noticing more and more cuts on her arms."
Friends are worried Amy - whose husband Blake Fielder-Civil is currently in prison awaiting trial on charges of grievous bodily harm (GBH) and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice - is now turning into a recluse.
One said: "People try to get her to leave the house and tell her not to worry about what people say. But she'd rather sit around in her flat all day writing about death."
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