You got a smile that could light this town and we might need it, ’cause it gets dark around here

In the saddest news of the week, US band Modern Baseball announced yesterday that they are taking a break from the band, which has “become an immense source of anxiety”.

The band shared the news in a Facebook post, accompanying a photo with the contact details of several mental health hotlines.

Before announcing the break, guitarist Brendan Lukens tweeted “You are beautiful and terribly important. Sending love to anyone who needs it today. Myself included. Love y’all ❤️❤️❤️”

You can read the full Facebook post below.

Hey everybody, Jake here. As much as it pains me to say this, we have decided to cancel our upcoming U.S. tour dates and…

Posted by Modern Baseball on Tuesday, February 21, 2017