Why did Winston Marshall leave Mumford & Sons? Let’s hear him explain things.

There was a permanent cleaving within Mumford & Sons when Winston Marshall left the group after creating a controversy by praising a writer with right-wing views. The disagreement with bandmates and the blowback from fans made it impossible to continue.

Here’s Winston himself explaining the situation. (Via Sean)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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