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Tubthumping No More

Posted by: Alex DiVincenzo (07/09/12)
After 30 years together, Chumbawamba are breaking up.
From the StatementWe felt we’d got to a point where what we did as a band – and specifically the writing, recording, touring cycle – wasn’t doing justice to what Chumbawamba set out to do in the first place. We were always as much about ideas as music, and that meant doing more than writing, recording and touring songs. It meant trying to be relevant and active and up-to-date, while trying to avoid the dreaded rut of routine or repetition. being up-to-date meant giving plenty of time and energy to the band, constantly, for those thirty years; a constancy we plainly couldn’t keep up with in the end.
 
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06:36 PM on 07/09/12
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I'll just say it now so no one else can.

They got knocked down, but they won't get back up again.
06:37 PM on 07/09/12
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i like apples
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So in other words, "we fucking have more than one song."
06:37 PM on 07/09/12
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I'll just say it now so no one else can.

They got knocked down, but they won't get back up again.
You beat, well, everyone to the punch.
06:37 PM on 07/09/12
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Noooooooooooooooooooooooooo

Oh wait I don't care.
06:38 PM on 07/09/12
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i like apples
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I'll just say it now so no one else can.

They got knocked down, but they won't get back up again.
At least they have plenty of time to piss the night away now.
06:40 PM on 07/09/12
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I'll just say it now so no one else can.

They got knocked down, but they won't get back up again.

Came in to say this
06:40 PM on 07/09/12
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goddammit.

will always love this band.
06:42 PM on 07/09/12
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"Was going for a 90's theme for the reunion....even booked Chumbawamba. Those fuckers canceled on me last minute but you know me I get knocked down I get up again."
06:44 PM on 07/09/12
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Always thought about how it must suck to only be remembered for one song out of 100+.
06:45 PM on 07/09/12
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and for the record, they released about 9+ albums since tubthumpping, it's like that single never happened.
06:49 PM on 07/09/12
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30 years!? whoa.
06:53 PM on 07/09/12
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"Was going for a 90's theme for the reunion....even booked Chumbawamba. Those fuckers canceled on me last minute but you know me I get knocked down I get up again."
Bahahahaha, great post!
06:54 PM on 07/09/12
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That baby's face on the cover of Tubthumping scares the bajesus out of me. I'll be honest.
06:54 PM on 07/09/12
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I've never really delved into their discography, but I've heard a handful of songs other than "Tubthumping" and really enjoyed them. Bummer.
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