Dire Straits bassist: 'I don't like loud music anymore'
7 January 2014 Last updated at 16:27 GMT
The bassist of rock band Dire Straits says more must be done to tackle hearing loss resulting from loud music.
John Illsley (pictured, left) suffered hearing damage as a result of his performing career, despite playing at a "fairly moderate" volume.
He says the experience has left him unable to listen to loud music or stay in noisy environments.
Speaking with BBC Radio 5 live's Shelagh Fogarty, Illsley said: "You just get damaged - it's one of those things.... It really needs looking at pretty seriously."