Mumford & Sons have announced they are needing time off and taking a long break from making music.
The band ended their summer tour and have no idea just how long a hiatus they will have, sparking concerns from fans that they may call it quits.
Keyboardist Ben Lovett said that after the tour ended on Friday, “there won’t be any Mumford & Sons activities for the foreseeable future.”
Mumford & Sons have been very popular and have Grammy wins under their belt, but also went through their bassist Ted Dwane’s emergency brain surgery. Dwane’s needed surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.
The band has been tired of life on tour and want some time to relax.
They have had a very busy summer during their Babel tour across the United States, Europe, and Japan. They also played at several music festivals.
The band’s keyboardist said of their break, “We just know we’re going to take a considerable amount of time off and just go back to hanging out and having no commitments or pressure or anything like that.
It feels like the last week of school right now, before school holiday when you’re in high school. The atmosphere on the road is one of…I think everyone’s excited about being free of schedules.”
The band has been extremely busy the past four years, making music and going out on tour.
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