Scottish group issue new statement...

CHVRCHES have issued a full statement following recent collaborator Marshmello's decision to work with Tyga and Chris Brown.

The Scottish group worked with the EDM producer on 'Here With Me', developing a creative relationship.

However Marshmello has followed this with new single 'Light It Up', featuring Tyga and Chris Brown - both of whom have been accused of violence towards women.

CHVRCHES have issued a statement expressing their "disappointment" in his decision, saying they are "upset, confused" by the release.

The band added: “We like and respect Mello as a person but working with people who are predators and abusers enables, excuses and ultimately tacitly endorses that behaviour. That is not something we can or will stand behind.”

Read their statement in full below:

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