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Gerard Way admits he misses 'the theatricality of My Chemical Romance'

Former frontman speaks out about old project

 

Gerard Way admits he misses the theatricality of My Chemical Romance Photo: Wenn

Gerard Way has admitted he "misses the theatricality" of former project My Chemical Romance.

Now a solo artist after the band split up in 2013, Way spoke to NME about how things have changed in the last year, explaining: "I definitely miss the theatricality of it a little bit."

Way's debut record Hesitant Alien saw the singer take a step away from his musical roots and instead embrace his love of brit-pop, playing more intimate venues and earlier slots at festivals in the process.

Despite the fact he intentionally started small with this new project, Way did express his desire to take things his live show into larger territories in the future, detailing: "Now that I've gotten not doing something theatrical out of my system, I feel like it would be nice to get back into concepts again, maybe explore some more visual stuff."

Watch Gigwise's recent interview with Gerard Way below:

In support of the record, which debuted at no 14 on the UK album chart, Gerard Way will play a short run of shows in January 2015.

Full dates are listed below. Buy tickets safely and securely through Seatwave.

Tue January 20 2015 - BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
Wed January 21 2015 - SOUTHAMPTON O2 Guildhall
Fri January 23 2015 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
 


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