Music is a medium that connects us to our soul. Whatever you are feeling, wherever you are, whatever the occasion, there is always a song that will describe your mood perfectly. Plus, it’s heartwarming to know that we’re not the only ones with a special feeling. In this sense, music is a magnet that brings us together, a glue that binds us. And when we talk about music, how can we forget those who create it: the solo artists and the groups we revere? But the past decade has also seen many bands fall apart, for one reason or another.
Here are a few bands that have decided to quit and have left fans heartbroken:
Strings:A 33-year-old melodic journey came to an end when Pakistani band Strings made the decision to go their separate ways and announced the same via an Instagram post on March 25, 2021 – leaving fans on both sides of the border disheartened. Although the message does not dwell on the reason for the decision. Formed in 1988, Strings was a Pakistani hard rock band founded by four college friends: Bilal Maqsood, Faisal Kapadia, Rafiq Wazir Ali and Kareem Bashir Bhoy. In 1992, the group of four broke up, to make a comeback with Maqsood and Kapadia in 2000.
Daft Punk:The French duo known for their signature helmet looks announced the end of their trip in February this year through an eight-minute video titled Epilogue. The group consisted of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, who first met at a Parisian school in 1987. Together they reached great heights – winning six Grammy Awards including one of them. Before Daft Punk, they had formed an indie rock band called Darling.
Fifth Harmony:Formed in 2012 on The X factor(USA), the group announced their separation in 2018 to pursue a solo career. The American group consisted of Camila Cabello, Ally Brooke, Normani, Dinah Jane and Lauren Jauregui, of whom Camila was the first to leave the group in 2016 to explore her options as a solo artist. The quartet made their separation public via a tweet on March 19, 2018. An end was in sight after their record company Epic more focused on the growth of former bandmate Camila than theirs.
A direction:Millions of people cried when the boy group formed in 2010 on the show The X factor(UK), One Direction confirmed their hiatus in 2015. Less than a year later, news broke that Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson have decided not to renew their recording contracts. , calling it gang. Zayn Malik was the first to leave the group. He announced his departure in March 2015.