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Friday, 14 June 2013
Mumford & Sons bassist leaves hospital
Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has left hospital following
emergency surgery, reports music-news.com. The British indie folk group
announced Ted had been rushed into a clinic on Monday to treat a blood clot on
his brain. On Tuesday the rock band, fronted by Marcus Mumford, confirmed they
would be postponing headline concerts in the US as a result of the news.Despite
Ted's release, the group have now announced on their Facebook page that they
will cancel all remaining US tour dates. 'It is with great joy that we can
announce that Ted has been discharged from hospital and is on the road to a
full recovery. The surgery went well, and the excellent medical team helping
him are very pleased with his progress. He has been nothing short of heroic in
how he has handled the whole ordeal, and now it has been medically proved that
he does indeed have a brain," read the statement. "It is with sadness
that we have to announce the cancellation of our scheduled performances. If we
could've we would've, you know that about us. We trust that you can respect our
collective desire to encourage Ted to make a full recovery, and that this is
based purely on the medical advice we have received." On Wednesday it was
reported that Ted was well on his way to recovery. The group's banjo player,
Winston Marshall, took to Twitter to keep fans updated on his progress.
"Ted is recovering nicely from surgery. He's a brave little boy. Thanks
for all your support. We are very grateful," he wrote.