"It just became way more of a chore than fun..."

Finn Wolfhard has opened up about the end of Calpurnia.

The actor is renowned for his role in Stranger Things, but he's also a talented musician, embarking on several projects.

Part of the Canadian group Calpurnia, their time together came to an unexpected end at in 2019.

Speaking to Matt Wilkinson on Apple Music, Finn reflected: "We played some incredible shows, but it just became really taxing because I'm an actor...that's what pays the bills and what I do 99% of the time. It was hard for the label and the band to honour that because we'd be getting shows and I wasn't allowed to do them."

"It just became way more of a chore than fun, because it wasn't fun. We had so many obligations that I just didn't ... I already had so many obligations that I didn't want to complicate things."

He added: "It just became really business-y. The minute it becomes more about business than the music, you should get out of there. We call that a hiatus, just testing stuff out. Malcolm and I randomly hung out. That's what we do, we just jam. We've been jamming since we were 11 and then we were like: This is what it should be."

Now part of The Aubreys, Finn is enjoying the return to DIY aesthetics. "We're interested in doing some DIY shows, and then next year we want to do, if festivals will have us, do festivals and open for people on those tours and stuff."

Related: In Conversation - Calpurnia

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