Spitalfield

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Spitalfield was an band based in Glen Ellyn, Chicago and signed to the Victory Records label. Formed in 1998, Spitalfield caught the attention of Victory Records with the 2002 release of The Cloak and Dagger Club EP and a year later released fan-favorite Remember Right Now. Spitalfield also released an album titled Stop Doing Bad Things in 2005 which featured songs like "Gold Dust V. The State Of Illinois" and "So I heard You Joined a Convent". The band's name comes from what members describe as a village where Jack the Ripper came from.

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Spitalfield is a rock band based in Chicago, signed to the Victory Records label. Formed in 1998, Spitalfield caught the attention of Victory Records with their 2002 release The Cloak And Dagger Club EP and a year later released fan-favorite Remember Right Now. The group sold over 130,000 records and performed in nine countries over three continents before disbanding at the end of 2007. The band's name comes from what members describe as a village where Jack the Ripper came from. The name for this location is actually Spitalfields, and is a section of London's East End. Spitalfield announced their breakup and subsequent goodbye tour on September 10, 2007.

Since the break up, Mark Rose has pursued a solo career, playing more of a pop/blues sound. Mark still occasionally plays Spitalfield songs at his shows.

On June 2, 2010, Spitalfield played a surprise reunion show at Angels & Kings in Chicago, IL. The band has now announced another reunion show in Chicago, IL on August 28, 2010 at the Beat Kitchen.

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