While there seems to be subpar bands popping up every second, it only hurts when the really good ones go. Sweden’s IN SOLITUDE announced today that they are calling it a day after 13 years. It was an amicable break up and the band point to bigger priorities in life that have taken precedence.
Here’s the band’s announcement:
“2002 – 2015
“Dear friends. It is with great sadness that we inform you that we have chosen to end In Solitude here.
“This is something that’s been taking shape for a long time and suddenly the day came when we had to evaluate our positions in life and find a solution.
“The reasons for our departure are not hostile in any sense and our love for each other and the music is stronger than ever before. But it is with respect for that music and that love between us that we choose to end it at this point.
“Changes in our personal lives demanded that we treated this as carefully as we could and with our deepest respect and reverence for all personal feelings, and for the aim of our journey.
“This has been one of the hardest decisions we’ve ever had to make and we’ve had to investigate every inch of our beings in order to make this right. In Solitude has been the center of our lives for 13 years and we’ve invested everything we have in this and to make this decision was to rip us up by ours roots and make us re-evaluate our entire lives and our future…[read more]”
At the very least, IN SOLITUDE went out on a high note with the most excellent, Sister.