Solange Knowles Cancels Tour Dates for Her “Mental, Physical Health,” “Stability” for Son

Solange Knowles on May 5, 2013 in New York City.
Solange Knowles Cancels Tour for Her "Mental and Physical Health," Time With Son Jamie McCarthy/WireImage.com

Solange Knowles needs a time out. Citing her "mental/physical health," the "Losing You" singer — and younger sister to Beyonce — has canceled a slew of European music festival concert dates in order to regroup at home with her 8-year-old son, Julez, and work on a new album.

"I am completely devastated to announce that I will be canceling my international festival dates for the summer," the rising star, 27, said in a statement. "I wish I could put in words how much of a difficult decision this was." Knowles, whose late 2012 EP True garnered huge critical acclaim, admitted that she's feeling overwhelmed of late.

"Between moving part time to a new city, starting my son in a new school, and writing/ recording my new record, I really had to make the best decision for my mental/physical health," said the star, who recently moved (part-time) from Los Angeles to NYC with Julez, whom she shares with ex-husband Daniel Smith. She added that she wants to "provide some stability for my family," she continued.

She added apologetically: "I am so so sooooo sorry if I've disappointed and really hope to make it out to those special cities soon enough!"

Solange — whose sister Beyonce is currently on her Mrs. Carter World Tour — is reportedly dating music video director Alan Ferguson.

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