Is Amy Winehouse set to move to drug-addled Jamaica?
Amy Winehouse is reportedly planning a move to a drug addict’s paradise: Jamaica.
Although there’s no questioning the country’s natural beauty – and the fact there’s a lot more to it than drug-fuelled fun – it may not be the best place for a recovering addict.
But the Rehab singer is determined to record her third album on the island – with her record label footing the bill for sessions that are likely to cost tens of thousands.
Amy has been on holiday in St. Lucia – where she seems to be beating her drug demons – since before Christmas, and has told Island Records she does not want to return to England just yet.
A source told The Sun: ‘Amy is having the time of her life in St. Lucia and doesn’t want it to end.
‘She is looking and feeling so much better and is worried about the bad influences waiting for her back in London.
‘She has written a big chunk of her new album and has told bosses she wants to go to Jamaica to record it.’
The label says it’s ‘fully aware’ Jamaica is awash with drugs like crack cocaine and cannabis.
But the source said: ‘They are keen to accommodate her as long as she keeps getting better and carries on working.’
Amy is due to fly back to England to fulfil some administration duties, but is expected to jet back to the Caribbean as soon as they’re complete.
Producer Mark Ronson said: ‘She’s got time pencilled in at a studio abroad soon.’