After 12 years, bassist Walter Gervers has parted ways with Foals
today. The band, who has been in the studio lately working on their fifth full-length album, announced the split with a post on Instagram.
Gervers, who's been with the band from the start, decided to leave in order to pursue "a new life". While the band didn't clarify what that entails, they noted that the split was amicable, saying, "The parting has been sad but we remain firm friends. He'll always be out brother, we love him and wish him well in his future endeavours."
We actually caught up with Foals a few years back for an exclusive session before their set at Coachella. While he wasn't part of the interview, Gervers showcased his talent as a multi-instrumentalist during their stripped down set, handling percussion and backing vocals. According to a representative, the band is still currently looking for a replacement.