Allen says she feels that she becomes funnier after a few. "Yep, I am drinking again. Last night I had my first drink. There's no way I can stage without a drink. I think I'm funnier when I've had a few," The Sun quoted her as saying.
"I didn't find it difficult to stop drinking, I didn't even think about it. I haven't really needed a drink but now I'm on tour, it's fun drinking sometimes. But some things have changed. I'm not drinking any cheap stuff now only expensive wine will do this time. I've gone upmarket," she added.
Her first single, The Fear, is ahead of Lady GaGa in the midweek charts and is heading for No1.