(RollingStone.com ) -- Ending months of speculation about their uncertain future, Joy Williams and John Paul White, the Grammy-winning duo better known as the Civil Wars, have announced that their musical partnership has officially come to an end. On indefinite hiatus since late 2012, the pair released a statement Tuesday, in which Williams says, "I am saddened and disappointed by the ending of this duo, to say the very least. JP is a tremendous musician, and I will always be grateful for the music we were able to create together."
"I would like to express sincere thanks to all who were a part of the arc of the Civil Wars — from the beginning, to the end, and all points in between," adds White. "My deep appreciation goes out to all who supported, disseminated, and enjoyed the music. Whatever shape or form the next chapter take...
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