Back in December, we were sad to announce that Sticky Fingers were breaking up. Punters everywhere were devastated at the news, but were happy to see that Sticky Fingers were planning to keep their already-announced tour engagements before calling it quits. However, much like Black Sabbath, ‘finished’ doesn’t always mean ‘finished’, it seems.
As The Examiner reports, while playing their supposedly ‘final’ show yesterday at Party In The Paddock in Tasmania, the reggae-loving funsters confirmed an eventual return by reportedly telling the crowd “there’s a huge difference between hiatus and breaking up”.
Although cryptic, there’s a pretty strong chance that this could mean that the group isn’t finished like many of originally thought, and that we’re set to see more of Sticky Fingers again in the future.
While the group announced a seemingly permanent hiatus back in December citing ‘internal issues’, there had also been numerous issues and allegations raised against the band, which were said to contribute heavily to the group’s demise. There’s no telling when and if these issues within the group will be sorted out, or if a reunion is dependent on these issues being addressed, but right now we can only sit and wait.
However, let’s not get too excited. Just remember, when Silverchair broke up in 2011, they said it was going to be an ‘indefinite hiatus’, and we’re still waiting for their comeback, though we’re yet to see any cryptic messages from those lads to give us any hope. So don’t start playing your sad songs just yet, the group could be back sooner than you think.