'I'm missing it': Sinead O'Connor on returning to music

'I'm missing it': Sinead O'Connor on returning to music

Sinead O’Connor has said that she is feeling "really really good" and is looking forward to getting back to work.

Speaking on The Dave Fanning Show on 2FM, O'Connor said that she wanted to let people know that she's around because it has been four years since she "did anything" musically.

"I'm missing it...it's what I do," she said.

As part of the interview which airs tomorrow, O'Connor gave a live performance as well as speaking about her life over the past few years.

The singer said that she has been rebuilding her life and talked about changing her name to Shuhada Sadaqat and being welcomed into the Muslim community.

"I never thought I would choose one religion...and I left Islam for last to study because I had prejudices," she said.

"But when I started finally reading it...I realised I’d been a Muslim all my life and I didn’t know it. Being a Muslim is actually a way of thinking."

The Dubliner said that she chose to be very public about it because she wants to help to "smash some of the stigma around Islam" because "I identify hugely with the stigma that Muslims have had to deal with".

She also talks about writing her memoir and why she said no to collaborating with Ronan Keating.

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