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Sammy goes back to singing after prison days

Jakarta   /   Fri, May 13 2011   /  08:00 am

JAKARTA: Now that he is out of prison, the former vocalist of pop band Kerispatih, Hendra Samuel Simorangkir, says he is going to go back to singing, but this time solo.

Sammy, 28, was released from prison in February this year after spending a year behind bars on drug charges.

ā€œ[Iā€™m] preparing myself mentally and practicing my singing,ā€ he said Wednesday as quoted by detikhot.com.

Sammy added he would rather opt to go solo than join a band again.

Sammy was kicked out of Kerispatih in 2010 when he was named a suspect in a drug case. Kerispatih picked Fandy Santoso from 2007 Indonesian Idol as their new vocalist. ā€” JP...