Fast rising Australian pop-rockers The Faim have regrettably announced that they have parted ways with drummer and founding member, Sean Tighe.
The news was confirmed via a statement that the band tweeted out to their fans and followers, with the remaining members stating that they “fully support” him in his decision.
You can read their statement below.
— THE F A I M (@TheFaim) November 27, 2018
“After careful consideration, Sean Tighe and The Faim have decided to part ways. We fully support Sean and believe everyone should do what’s best for themselves in this life. We don’t doubt that Sean’s skills and talent behind the kit will make for an exciting future. All the best brother.
The Faim won’t be skipping a beat and we look forward to seeing you all at our upcoming shows.
Josh, Stephen & Sam.”
Following the band’s statement confirming the news of his departure, Tighe also tweeted his own statement, in which he explains his reasons for stepping down a little further, citing that “our relationship unfortunately hasn’t worked out.”
You can read Sean Tighe‘s full statement below.
— S Ɇ ▲ ₦ ₮ i G Ⱨ Ɇ (@seanytighe) November 27, 2018
“Hi to all of the amazing fans, loyal friends and incredible people who support and inspire me every day. I love you so much.
From the age of eleven I had only one dream and goal; to be a brilliant drummer, the very best I can be in a world renowned band, just like my heroes. I have put my heart, energy, passion, fun and soul into that dedicated goal from day one and throughout my time performing with originally Small Town Heroes and The Faim. I am so proud of what I and the guys in the band have achieved.
Thank you and deepest respect for John Feldmann for taking this bunch of young guys from the remotest city in the world to LA and giving us a dream shot. I will never forget the joy and excitement of that LA adventure.
I’m also proud that I put every ounce of energy into every show and never missed one show, even playing with a fractured wrist in Europe, the most challenging thing I’ve ever done.
As discussed with the band members and manager, we are parting company/ways. Our relationship unfortunately hasn’t worked out. I wish the guys every success in life and music.
I am now focusing on the future and will be putting my passion and energy into seeking opportunities to continue to fulfill my passion of drumming.
Thank you once again to all of the fans. I love you guys and will be doubling down even harder to perform for you in the future. Playing for you all with passion was the light that stayed lit within me.
The Faim are expected to release their yet-to-be-announced debut studio album in early 2019.
More details will be announced as they develop.