Fans of Calpurnia might have been anticipating a full-length debut following last year’s EP Scout and this past spring’s single “Cell”. However, it doesn’t appear such an effort will ever arrive. The Finn Wolfhard-led group has officially announced they’re breaking up.
In an Instagram post, the band broke the news and thanked listeners for their support, writing, “What seemed to us like an unimaginable reality came to be, and we have been thrilled to share the ride with you. It’s been an honour and a gift to meet, work with, and play for so many wonderful people.” They went on to thank their team, including their manager “Bix,” for whom the band recently shared a GoFundMe page to cover extensive medical bills.
In their farewell, the group also teased a “new chapter” of creative paths. We know we’ll be seeing much more of Wolfhard, starting with his upcoming role in The Turning, which hits theaters January 24th, 2020. He’s also returning for season 4 of Stranger Things and the new Ghostbusters movie from Jason Reitman.
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Dear Friends, It’s bittersweet to share this news, but we want to let you know that our time playing together as Calpurnia has come to an end. We are extremely grateful for the support we’ve received over the past few years. What seemed to us like an unimaginable reality came to be, and we have been thrilled to share the ride with you. It’s been an honour and a gift to meet, work with, and play for so many wonderful people. We feel lucky and hugely grateful for the many fantastic opportunities that came our way. We’re all going to be starting fresh chapters in our lives: new projects, new music, new creative ventures, and new experiences to come. One last giant thank you to our friends at Royal Mountain Records, our manager Bix, our families, and especially our amazing fans. We’ll never forget you! -Calpurnia (📸 @mennovers)