by / August 23rd, 2010 /

Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer dies by suicide at festival

Ou Est Le Swimming Pool singer Charles Haddon sadly committed suicide at the Pukkelpop festival in Belgium, it has been confirmed. Aged 22, he is said to have jumped from a telecommunications mast in the artist parking area of the festival. The band had performed earlier that day.

A British Foreign Office spokeswoman who said: “We can confirm the death of a British national on August 20 in Hasselt, Belgium. Consular assistance has been offered.”

The band were due to release their debut album Christ Died For Our Synths later this year.

Frankmusik recorded a cover version of the band’s biggest hit to date, ‘Dance The Way I Feel’: