The Sun spoke with James Bourne’s father Peter following news that the chart topping band announced they were breaking up on Friday. “It’s a very sad time for James and everyone close to him,” Peter explained. “We’ve lived and breathed the last few years with him and it’s sad to see it come to an end. He was devastated when the lads decided to call it a day. They were so successful it was a real blow for it to end so abruptly.” Mr. Bourne added: “James has worked so hard to get where he is and it’s sad that it couldn’t have lasted another couple of years. But when the curtain comes down on one act, it comes up on another. Mark my words, James will be back with another band in the next few months.” Read more.