I Was A Cub Scout split up

Lincolnshire band call it a day

Lincolnshire rockers I Was A Cub Scout have announced that they have split up.

The band, based around main songwriter Todd Marriott, sent out a MySpace bulletin announcing the split.

They did not give specific reasons for the decision, but said they would honour live dates booked for the next month.


The band will play their last gig on July 14 at the London Koko venue as part of the iTunes festival.

The message read: “Hello friends, here goes. Tonight (June 5) we have decided that I Was A Cub Scout has and must now come to a close. We have had countless problems over the past year or so and with yet more occurring we it best to end on what would seem like a decent note.

“We will be honouring all of our UK shows of which we have confirmed, with the iTunes festival at KOKO with Death Cab For Cutie on July 14 being our last.

“We will speak more of it all soon, but for now we must tour. It is a very sad day for us.”

I Was A Cub Scout released one album, ‘I Want You To Know That There Is Always Hope’, in February this year.