Robin Gibb Wakes Up from Coma

Robin Gibb
After more than a week in a coma, Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has woken up and is showing signs of recovery.

The singer”s spokesman says Gibb has been able to communicate with family members who are by his side at a London hospital, reports the BBC.

Family members say Gibb has responded to music they”ve played for him, according to the report.

A statement on Gibb”s website last week confirmed reports he contracted pneumonia and was in a coma.

In October 2011, the singer, who is 62, fell ill with intestinal problems. He was later diagnosed with liver and colon cancer, but had made a recovery.