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TV On The Radio Taking A Break
Ben Hewitt , September 4th, 2009 06:37

Band taking year's hiatus

TV on the Radio have revealed they are planning on taking a break from recording and touring for the next year.

Speaking to MTV News, singer Tunde Adebimpe said: "The funny thing about this band is that I feel like everyone's amazed that we're on tour, and that we're even a band. If you'd asked all four of us six years ago if we'd want to be in a band, unanimously, it would be like, 'Well maybe for three weeks, yeah.' It's great we've been able to do it for so long, but everyone's kind of got other projects they want to tend to.

"The going theory is to take about a year off, because you have to go and live a life and change things up."

He added: "You can say something to someone on the bus, and then after you've let it out, you realise you've got six hours sitting across from that person. 'Remember when I called you a dick a while ago? That was just, uh, caffeine and sleep deprivation talking, and I really didn't mean it, and I hope you don't take it to heart, even though I can tell that you are because you're not talking to me.' It's basic cabin fever."

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