The Beautiful South have spilt* up after 19 years together giving as the reason 'musical similarities'.
I very 'kind of' knew them when they were the Housemartins, as in, I drank in the same pub in Hull, and from time to time we would talk football results. Judging by the muscial similarities quote I would imagine they kept their sense of humour.
* They have split up too! (Only noticed thanks to Eagle Eyed Steve Occupied Country.)
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