By Zoie O'brien For Mailonline
Published: 01:39 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 01:48 GMT, 1 February 2019
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 12