The View frontman Falconer gets U.S visa
Kyle Falconer, frontman of band The View, has finally been granted a U.S working visa after a previous drug conviction has prevented him from entering the country.
In 2007, Falconer was caught for cocaine possession and the black mark against his name caused the band to cancel their American tour, which they had planned last year. He explained to Scotland's The Daily Record newspaper:
"The US visa came through. I got the phone call the other day, after waiting for three and a half years. I've been working hard and cleaned up my act and stayed out of trouble, so it was well deserved"
He also added that the lifted ban and new permission to tour the country is, despite being a little overdue, very much appreciated:
"I felt cheated (when we had to scrap the tour). I was convicted and there's nothing you can do about that. I just wanted to prove them wrong. Things have changed since then. Every year, all the rest of the bands say, 'We're off to America' and we always feel left out."
Watch The View, who start their UK tour next month, perform at London's KoKo from the recent Chart Show Gig below:
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