Passion Pit Announces Hiatus For Mental Health Reasons

Passion Pit mastermind Michael Angelakos has long been open about his struggles with bipolar disorder. And in a series of tweets last night, he announced that, for mental health reasons, he’s not going to be making music for the foreseeable future. On Twitter, as Brooklyn Vegan points out, Angelakos wrote that he can’t keep doing what he’s doing “until it is safer and healthier for us to be advocates, to be a writers, producers, and performers.” He writes that he’s “always making music,” but based on what he’s saying, it sure looks like he’s done, at least for now. Here’s what he’s written:

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