Bucks Fizz star Jay Aston has gone into the studio to record vocals for new music with her group The Fizz, having been told she may never be able to sing again after upcoming surgery for mouth cancer.
The 57-year-old is scheduled to have surgery next week, having already had part of her tongue removed. She revealed last month that she had been warned she may never be able to sing again.
"It's been a pleasure to get back into the studio before my treatment," the Eurovision winner told the Daily Mirror.
"My voice has returned, not in full, but almost, so I can add vocals for our forthcoming Christmas album and another new album for 2019."
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Aston said she will be in hospital for two weeks and thanked people for all the good wishes she has received.
"I've had an amazing outpouring of support and want to thank everyone for their kind wishes," she said.
Aston won the Eurovision with Bucks Fizz in Dublin in 1981 with the song Making Your Mind Up.
In recent years, Aston and her fellow Bucks Fizz stars Cheryl Baker and Mike Nolan have been performing as The Fizz, as former bandmate Bobby G has the rights to the Bucks Fizz name.
Baker and Nolan are set to finish recording the Fizz's new music in Aston's absence.