Chromeo cancels Australian tour to focus on ‘health and well being’

Chromeo duo David Macklovitch, left, and Patrick Gemayel pose for a photograph in Toronto on Friday, May 2, 2014. Nathan Denette / The Canadian Press

Chromeo says they’re scrapping three Australian shows this month to focus on their health.

The Montreal funk duo posted a message on Twitter telling fans that the “rigors of our touring schedule have a caught up with us.”

They added that choosing to cancel the shows was “not an easy call to make.”

Chromeo, made up of Dave Macklovitch and Patrick Gemayel, are in the midst of touring for their newest album “Head Over Heels.”

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“We need to prioritize our health and well being,” the musicians added in the message. “We’re being told that this period would be best served as a time to rest.”

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A publicist for the band says dates at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall on Tuesday and Wednesday, as well as performances in Quebec and Ottawa later this week, will go forward as planned.

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