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Drummer Sean Tighe Has Left The Faim

Brii Jamieson
Brii Jamieson 28 November 2018 at 09.45

Both the band and Sean have released statements.

Overnight, Aussie lads The Faim announced that they will be parting ways with founding member and drummer Sean Tighe.

In a short statement posted to twitter, The Faim have shared "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 skill 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"

Sean also posted a statement to his twitter, which you can read in full below:
​"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 have 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 have 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 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 fulfil my passion of drumming."

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