Molly Meldrum celebrates being 30 days sober after quitting drinking

Molly Meldrum celebrates being 30 days sober after quitting drinking
Molly Meldrum celebrates being 30 days sober after quitting drinking

Molly Meldrum is newly-sober ahead of the launch of his new record label.

Speaking to the Herald Sun, the 78-year-old said that he was feeling 'fantastic' after giving up booze for 30 days.

'I'm starting a new record label and I want a clear head to do it. So I gave it up,' he explained.

Fresh start: Molly Meldrum is newly-sober ahead of the launch of his new record label. Speaking to the Herald Sun, he said that he was feeling 'fantastic' after giving up booze

Fresh start: Molly Meldrum is newly-sober ahead of the launch of his new record label. Speaking to the Herald Sun, he said that he was feeling 'fantastic' after giving up booze

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He then joked: 'My new song is, I Can See Clearly Now The Booze is Gone!'

Molly has now partnered with Mushroom Records to launch his own label, called Luxor, and a publishing imprint, Giza. 

The label's first artist is Meldrum's 'genius' grandson Jason, who at just 8-years-old has been described as a 'virtuoso pianist and aspiring violinist' who can speak eight languages.

Molly Meldrum has opened up the door of his extravagant Egyptian-inspired Melbourne home. 

'I’m starting a new record label and I want a clear head to do it. So I gave it up,' he explained

'I'm starting a new record label and I want a clear head to do it. So I gave it up,' he explained

The property is packed full of decorative mummy cases, along with statues of historical Egyptian kings and queens, with Molly nicknaming his home 'Luxor'.

The 78-year-old veteran music critic gave  New Idea magazine a tour of the home as he recalled his horrific 2011 fall, which left him fighting for his life.

'I have an open-door policy. I love hosting parties and spending time with family and friends. It's always lovely to have the house filled with people and music,' Molly said.

He also spoke about his shock fall in December 2011, which saw him fall three metres off

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