Justin Hawkins ‘gobsmacked’ by reaction to The Darkness’ reformation

Band are making a new album and playing Download

Justin Hawkins has said he is “gobsmacked” by the fan response to news that The Darkness are reforming.

The spandex-clad rockers, who split in 2007, have got back together in their original line-up to make a new album and play the Download Festival.

Writing on his Twitter page, Twitter.com/justinhawkins, the singer said he was “overwhelmed” after being bombarded with positive messages from fans.

“Thanks for all the lovely messages of support,” he wrote. “I’m gobsmacked and overwhelmed by all the positivity in and around The Darkness!”

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