VOCALIST Alice Glass has announced her apparent departure from Crystal Castles.
In a now deleted statement on the band’s Facebook page, the singer cited personal and professional reasons, however hoped people would enjoy her work as a solo artist:
“My art and my self-expression in any form has always been an attempt towards sincerity, honesty, and empathy for others.
For a multitude of reasons both professional and personal I no longer feel that this is possible within Crystal Castles.
Although this is the end of the band, I hope my fans will embrace me as a solo artist in the same way they have embraced Crystal Castles.”
However, the statement has now vanished from the social media site, leaving it open to interpretation as to the meaning of the message. It is also unclear, should Glass be leaving, whether Ethan Kath would continue to work under the Crystal Castles name.
The Canadian duo have released three studio albums since 2008; Crystal Castles, (II) and (III), all of which have received strong positive reviews, and are famed for their raucous shows.
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