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Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Andrew W.K.: ‘I would have done a great job’

Andrew W.K. performed in Austin in March. (Gary Miller - FILMMAGIC)
The rocker Andrew W.K. — “Party Til You Puke” is one of his big hits — was most disappointed that the State Department canceled his trip to conflict-ridden Bahrain on Monday.

A department spokeswoman said that, after the rocker was invited to visit the country as a cultural ambassador, more senior officials “took a look at this,” and “the conclusion was that this was not an appropriate use of U.S. government funds.”

“I would’ve done a great job and represented our nation with dignity and pride,” Andrew W.K. said in an “official” statement on his Web site.

“. . .I still would love to go and I vow to continue partying, and working everyday to to unite our human race through the power of positive partying.”

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