April 16, 2013 11:51

Yuck frontman Daniel Blumberg leaves band

Frontman leaves London grunge rockers behind to focus on solo project

Yuck frontman Daniel Blumberg leaves band

Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem/NME

Daniel Blumberg has quit Yuck in order to focus on his solo project.

The band announced the news on their Facebook page last night (April 15) with a post that reads: "What's up! Lots of new things have been happening in Yuck world. We’re getting ready to go to New York this week to record our 2nd album! Unfortunately, Daniel won't be joining us as he's decided to focus on other things. However, new music, new tour dates, and bigger afros will be coming very soon. So get ready. GET. READY."

Though Blumberg was the lead singer of the band, Yuck are planning to continue without him. Speaking to NME, a spokesperson for for the band added: "He's gone on to focus on his solo projects. It's just Max, Mariko and Jonny now."

Yuck released their self-titled debut album in 2011 featuring the singles 'Georgia', 'The Wall' and 'Holing Out'. Daniel Blumberg releases his own music under the name Oupa and put out the 'Forget' album in 2011.

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