The future of Wu Lyf is in doubt, after frontman Ellery Roberts posted a mysterious message online.
Wu Lyf have always been draped in speculation, fuelled by doubt. Initially refusing to play outside their native Manchester, the group shunned the press to build up a deeply independent following.
Since releasing debut album ‘Go Tell Fire On The Mountain’ though, the band have been thrust into the media spotlight.
It seems that this might have taken its toll, with singer Ellery Roberts posting a statement online last night that could allude to their demise.
Perhaps the most potent section of the statement reads: “WU LYF is dead to me. The sincerity of "Go tell fire" was lost in the bull shit of maintaining face in the world we live.”
Posted alongside Wu Lyf track ‘T R I U M P H’ you can read the statement below and then check out the song after the jump.
"By the time I wrote this I was all ready gone. You know you aint got nothing but time, but time isn't an infinite currency I want to see wasted. If this is our last month living, apocalypse looming, I am not going to spend my final hours waiting in purgatory. I am done. There is nothing here that inspires/ interests me beyond the emptiness for dreams. and I don't want to spend my life asleep; dreaming of a....
"Wake up! We stay safe/ everything is golden/ in this place.
"WU LYF is dead to me. The sincerity of "Go tell fire" was lost in the bull shit of maintaining face in the world we live. Clap your hands chimp everybody's watching. A year spent losing faith; Innocence lost wide eyes see clear the dark. There's blood running down streets of every city in the world, what's a song to do, pretend it mean everything/nothing to you. Another distraction from the world we live. I and I struggle for a based positivity; Get free or die trying; J C Hung him self up for the easy way out. so Broken Mama Cita be kind to me."