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Way comments on MCR “ending”

By | Published on Tuesday 26 March 2013

Gerard Way

Now, if any of you thought that My Chemical Romance “died” when the band announced their split this weekend, well, you’re sorely mistaken. I mean, “died’, how ridiculous. They clearly “ended”.

Writing poetically (aka pretentiously) about his band’s split, MCR main man Gerard Way took the concept of TwitLonger to its extreme in a long post, in which he remarked: “I woke up this morning still dreaming, or not fully aware of myself just yet. The sun poked through the windows, touching my face, and then a deep sadness overcame me, immediately, bringing me to life and realization – My Chemical Romance had ended”.

He later added that “My Chemical Romance is done”, though quickly added: “But it can never die. It is alive in me, in the guys, and it is alive inside all of you. I always knew that, and I think you did too”.

Writing about what motivated the split of MCR after twelve years together, Way revealed that the need to end it came to him during a live show last May via an inner voice (or possibly a very pesky roadie whispering into the stage monitor). Says the MCR man: “All that was left was the voice inside, and I could hear it clearly. It didn’t have to yell – it whispered, and said to me briefly, plainly, and kindly – what it had to say. What it said is between me and the voice”.

So there you have it. MCR has ended. Well, until the reunion at Coachella 2016 anyway.