Mumford & Sons bassist 'on road to full recovery'

14/06/13

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Mumford & Sons bassist Ted Dwane has been released from hospital after an operation to remove a blood clot from his brain.

"The surgery went well, and the excellent medical team helping him are very pleased with his progress," a statement on the band's official Facebook page read.

The 28-year-old was taken to hospital earlier this week after being described as 'feeling unwell' for several days.

He has been nothing short of heroic in how he has handled the whole ordeal
Mumford & Sons on bandmate Ted Dwane's condition

"He has been nothing short of heroic in how he has handled the whole ordeal," the letter continued.

Mumford & Sons have also cancelled the remaining dates on their North America, Summer Stampede tour.

"If we could've we would've, you know that about us," the band said.

"We trust that you can respect our collective desire to encourage Ted to make a full recovery, and that this is based purely on the medical advice we have received."

As things stand the indie folk group are still scheduled to perform at Glastonbury at the end of June.

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Image caption Mumford & Sons win album of the year at the Grammy awards

Mumford & Sons have enjoyed huge success in the States since the release of their second album Babel in September last year.

It was the fastest-selling record of 2012 in the US and it won the Grammy for album of the year in February.

They haven't been ignored back home either, picking up this year's Brit for best British album and Babel was the fastest-selling record in the UK in 2012 as well.

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