The Specials singer Terry Hall, 59, opens up about horrific child abuse by ...

The Specials singer Terry Hall, 59, opens up about horrific child abuse that sent him spiralling towards drugs and depression after he was abducted by paedophile ring aged 12 The Specials singer Terry Hall, 59, was abducted as a child and abused in France The singer, now 59, dropped out of school and became deeply depressed later He told Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast he takes Lithium  

By Zoie O'brien For Mailonline

Published: 01:39 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 01:48 GMT, 1 February 2019

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The Specials singer Terry Hall performs on the One Show

The Specials singer Terry Hall performs on the One Show

Terry Hall has revealed how he was kidnapped by a paedophile ring in France as a child.

The Specials frontman opened up about the traumatic experience aged 12 which triggered depression and addiction in later life.

The singer, now 59, was abused sexually by the sick criminals for multiple days.

After the abuse the at the hands of his teacher and others, the Coventry hitmaker began to rely on Valium and quit school.

Hall even sang about the harrowing experience in his 1980s band Fun Boy Three with the song Well Fancy That. 

Speaking on the Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, he recalled: 'At

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