The Baltimore rock scene lost another band today. Ponytail, one of the city's most celebrated art-rock bands, announced its break up via a statement from Sir James Winnie of We Are Free Management, according to Stereogum. The band went on a hiatus last year, but came back to release Do Whatever you Want all the Time in April. But this time, it sounds like it's the end for good, based on pragmatic reasons: the members simply live all over the country, making it too difficult to tour.
The band is not leaving its fan empty-handed. Along with the announcement comes a video for "Easy Peasy," Do Whatever's opening track. After watching the video, read the full statement from Winnie below. It does not sound like there will be an official last show.
We regret to inform you that the wonder group known as Ponytail have officially called it a day. After releasing their amazing album “Do Whatever You Want To All the Time” they were unable to make the touring portion come to life as the members have dispersed across the country in search of other life experiences. It’s a bummer the world will never see Ponytail live again because it was truly honest music that filled you with extreme joy. An experience like that is rare these days and if you did see Ponytail live consider yourself lucky. Hopefully more bands will come along like Ponytail and shed light on the fakers.
Much love to the future.
Xoxo. Sir james winnie
Ponytail's decision to end comes one week after Double Dagger announced its breakup.