‘I still have a little PTSD’: Keith Urban opens up on struggle of lockdown

Sep 13, 2020
The 52-year-old singer has admitted he found lockdown tough. Source: Getty.

Keith Urban has opened up on a very relatable topic – the struggle of life in lockdown.

The ‘All For You’ singer is now living in Byron Bay with his wife and their two daughters Faith, nine, and Sunday, 12. But prior to their move back to Australia, the family were living in lockdown in their home in Nashville, Tennessee.

“We’d been in lockdown since March,” the 52-year-old musician told Stellar magazine. “I was ready to get out and do things, I poured it into that song,  I still have a little PTSD about lockdown.

“We’re in Byron Bay now and all I can think about is Nashville not that long ago. I’m like a little caged animal timidly walking around going, ‘I don’t know about this freedom, this feels a little fishy …’ and then Melbourne’s lockdown and curfew happened. People are saying, ‘Thank God it’s down there’. There is no ‘down there’ – it’s everywhere. It’s all of us.”

Keith’s comments come ahead of the release of his new album, which features track ‘Out The Cage’ which he wrote whilst in lockdown. The song’s lyrics are about feeling trapped.


Earlier this year the couple marked their 14th wedding anniversary, with both Keith and Nicole choosing to share gushing tributes to their spouse on social media.

Keith posted a gorgeous photo of the couple holding hands while jumping in the air on a beach. “Happy Anniversary Baby!!!!!” he captioned the post. “14 years… and I feel like your boyfriend in ALL the right ways!!!!”


While the Moulin Rouge actress posted an adorable photo of the pair embracing, which she simply captioned with the word “Us”, along with a love heart emoji.

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