Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer dies
2010-08-20 by Dr Dave De Sylvia STAFF | 31 Comments

Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer Charlie Haddon committed suicide today, according to Dutch news sources.

Haddon took his life following the London trio's performance at Belgium's Pukkelpop festival on Friday.

It was the second tragic event of the weekend at Pukkelpop. On Thursday, Michael Been, formerly of the Call and father to Black Rebel Motorcycle Club frontman Robert Leven Been, died backstage following a heart attack.

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DaveyBoy
Staff Reviewer
August 20th 2010

20856 Comments


Is this serious?

'Dance the Way I Feel' is one of my biggest guilty pleasures of the year. Soooooooooooooooo catchy, even if you wanna hate it.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
August 20th 2010

31053 Comments


Damn, that sucks

Any word on whether he was on medication/depressive etc?

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InFiction
August 20th 2010

3646 Comments


Can't say I've heard of them before but this is really sad. R.I.P.

wittwright
August 20th 2010

679 Comments


its a shame so many tragic events have befallen the music world this year...

loveisamixtape
August 20th 2010

5931 Comments


why... can't... i... hate... this... song....

RIP

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pedro70512
August 20th 2010

2530 Comments


Ugh. And their forthcoming album is called "Christ Died for Our Synths"...

mx
Moderator
August 20th 2010

733 Comments


RIP

Greggers
August 20th 2010

2375 Comments


RIP

eternium
August 20th 2010

16336 Comments


"On August 20th, Charles Haddon, the lead singer of the band, took his own life after a performance at Pukkelpop, Belgium. He did so by jumping off "a mast", backstage in the parking area." - Wikipedia

Holy shit.

loveisamixtape
August 20th 2010

5931 Comments


excuse my stupidity, but what the fuck is a mast?

TheSpirit
August 20th 2010

17644 Comments


i can only think of a ship's mast but that doesn't really make too much sense

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loveisamixtape
August 20th 2010

5931 Comments


[img]http://img.en.china.cn/0/0,0,51,671,789,1191,c9ec78c0.jpg[/img]

holy fuck cock.

eternium
August 20th 2010

16336 Comments


I dunno either, but that's really intense to kill yourself right after doing a show. Eventually
someone is going to do it DURING a show.

Edit: DAYUMM.

wewillbelegends
August 20th 2010

122 Comments


really sucks. rip

never heard of em, but agreed with the why can't I hate this song comment, haha.

HenchmanOfSanta
August 20th 2010

1857 Comments


Where is the Swimming Pool?

crowing51
August 20th 2010

3446 Comments


R.I.P

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TheStarclassicTreatment
August 20th 2010

2910 Comments


I read this wrong, I originally thought this meant he had committed suicide because of the performance.

RIP.

2muchket!
August 20th 2010

900 Comments


Quite liked them in all honesty, quite a shame.

Captain North
August 20th 2010

6784 Comments


Fuck, I love Dance the Way I Feel. But, considering the lyrics, he was obviously a depressed guy.

RIP

eternium
August 21st 2010

16336 Comments


Maybe people should wait until they're legends before killing themselves, like Elliott Smith.

Calculate
August 21st 2010

1135 Comments


Oh my god, 'Dance The Way I Feel' is my jam at the moment, this is tragic. RIP

orochimaru
August 21st 2010

13 Comments


Apparently a member of the band had jumped in the crowd after their show. Landed on some girl who had to be taken away with an ambulance. After that the singer jumps to death. Don't know if the two are related..

MutnikSpusic
August 21st 2010

560 Comments


"[I]Don't like the look of that mast"

joly quote from max payne

dylantheairplane
August 21st 2010

2165 Comments


shit, terrible news. Band was a big guilty pleasure.

MrCalum
August 21st 2010

371 Comments


i also heard someone was injured and it was his fault something along those lines, sucks still

pizzamachine
August 21st 2010

12571 Comments


Sad.

RIP

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
August 21st 2010

8779 Comments


i found the song Dance The Way I Feel absolutely horrible

but still sad news

8bit
August 22nd 2010

3315 Comments


R.I.P.

GodsLonelyMan
August 23rd 2010

34 Comments


Is this gonna delay their next performance?

Apollo
August 24th 2010

10287 Comments


^fucking retard

Douglas
August 27th 2010

9093 Comments


Song ruled, shattered to hear.

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