August 20, 2010 22:27

Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer Charles Haddon commits suicide

Frontman takes his own life after the group performed at Belgium's Pukkelpop festival

Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer Charles Haddon commits suicide
Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer Charles Haddon has committed suicide, according to reports.

The frontman took his life earlier day (August 20) after the group performed at Belgium's Pukkelpop festival, reports the ANP via Dutch news website Parool.nl.

According to accounts, the singer jumped from a mast backstage at the event.

Pukkelpop organisers confirmed the death, leaving a tribute to Haddon on the event's official website, which explained their "thoughts go out to his friends and family".

The London three-piece were in Europe playing a number of festivals and were due to perform as part of Australia's touring Parklife festival next month. They were also set to embark on a headline tour of the UK in October.

After issuing their third single, 'Jackson's Last Stand', in July, the group had announced that they would release their debut album, 'Christ Died For Our Synths' in October.

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