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Damn. Straight from the news desk of Mr. Iwanttomakeyourmondaymiserable (or, you know, the band's Myspace Blog), English rockers The Long Blondes have decided to call it quits. From guitarist Dorian Cox:
We have decided to call it a day.
The main reason for this is that I suffered from a stroke in June and unfortunately I do not know when / if I will be well enough to play guitar again.
On behalf of the band I'd like to say a big thank you to anyone who ever came to one of our shows, bought one of our records or danced to one of our songs in a club. Thank you, if it wasn't for you the whole thing would have been pointless.
Finally on a personal note, thanks for all your well wishing messages.
This is an absolute bummer. For those who don't know it yet, Someone to Drive You Home is a flawless gem, one that continues to get better and better with each listen.
As a parting gift to all of us, the band is releasing Singles, a compilation of early tracks and rarities due from Angular Recording Corporation.
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