September 23, 2013 09:00:29 GMT
The British band decides to take a break because they think they don't have 'much time in the process to be with other people and living a life outside of the band.'
Mumford & Sons has decided to have a break after wrapping up their Babel tour in Bonner Springs, Kansas, on Friday, September 20. The band has announced that they will take "a considerable amount of time off" before returning to music.
Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett recently told Rolling Stone, "There won't be any Mumford & Sons activities for the foreseeable future following Friday's show." Unfortunately, the band's keyboardist was not sure when he and his bandmates would reunite again.
"We just know we're going to take a considerable amount of time off and just go back to hanging out and having no commitments or pressure or anything like that," he continued. "It feels like the last week of school right now, before school holiday when you're in high school. The atmosphere on the road is one of... I think everyone's excited about being free of schedules."
The band's latest album, "Babel", claimed Grammy's Album of the Year title back in February. Since then, the quartet had to embark on a string of tour dates and travel around the world. They canceled several dates back in June after bassist Ted Dwane underwent a surgery to remove a blood clot found in his brain.
"We're just going to rest up," Lovett said and explained why he and his friends decided to take a break. "I don't think we've had actually much time in the process to be with other people and living a life outside of the band. I think that's what's in place at the moment, to do very little - especially when it comes to Mumford & Sons."