According to the punk icon, he can not read anything anymore, not even newspaper headlines.
– I had to wear glasses on stage so I do not fall over the edge, he told the Sunday Times.
Then he suffered meningitis as a child, he lay in a coma for six months. He woke up with severe memory loss, mental health problems and damage to both sight and spine.
– If I could not see the world around me so it would be a huge loss, he said.