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Con un messaggio sui social della band, il bassista degli Spoon Rob Pope ha annunciato l’uscita dal gruppo di cui era membro da 13 anni. “Come bassista degli Spoon dal 2006”, scrive, “non ho mai dato per scontate le emozioni e le sfide che arrivavano dall’essere nella band. Adesso, dopo averci pensato seriamente, il momento mi sembra quello giusto per lasciare gli Spoon per poter passare più tempo con la mia famiglia e i miei progetti personali. Non ho altro che amore per ‪Britt Daniel‬, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey, Alex Fischel e Gerardo Larios — i gentiluomini con cui ho avuto la fortuna di condividere palco, bus e studio”. Il musicista continua ringraziando tecnici, management e fan e assicurando che continuerà a fare musica, “compreso andare in tour e registrare con i Get Up Kids“.

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A message from Rob Pope: . As Spoon’s bass player since 2006, I’ve never taken for granted the thrills and challenges that have come with being in this band. Now, after some serious thought, the timing feels right for me to leave Spoon in order to spend more time with family and personal projects. . I have nothing but love for ‪Britt Daniel‬, Jim Eno, Eric Harvey, Alex Fischel, and Gerardo Larios — the gentlemen dudes I was lucky to share the stage, bus, and studio with. . I’d also like to shout out the countless people who worked to make my life easier as our road crew and management, many of whom became my lifelong friends. The show can’t happen without them. . I’ll continue to work on new music, including touring and recording with ‪The Get Up Kids‬, but I’ll always be particularly proud of the amazing things Spoon accomplished over nearly 13 years of my involvement (and sometimes in spite of it). . Before I sign off, I have to thank all of you — the fans. It’s been an absolute honor to share this experience with you. If you are lucky enough to see Spoon on the road this summer, buy ‘em a few ice cream sandwiches for me. . For evah yours, Rob Pope (AKA Robert Pop, AKA Sherpa, AKA The Queen of Sheba, AKA The Last Living Member of the Supremes, AKA The Horizontal Striped Hustler)

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