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Shearwater Frontman Leaves Okkervil River

Posted by - 11:54 AM on 05/12/08
Jonathan Melburg of Okkervil River has announced that he will be leaving the band to now focus exclusively on Shearwater, which he is the frontman for. Melburg says the split is "completely amicable;" their new album Rook is out June 3rd on Matador Records.
 
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12:01 PM on 05/12/08
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Shearwater is phenomenal.
12:12 PM on 05/12/08
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I figured he would. Looking forward to the new album.
12:15 PM on 05/12/08
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Okkervil River is one of the bands that keeps me involved in current music.
01:46 PM on 05/12/08
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awesome. can't wait for the new stuff.
02:04 PM on 05/12/08
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I'll miss Okkervil, but good for him. Shearwater is awesome.

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