American singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat released an official statement on Wednesday (local time) indicating that she had decided to quit her country group “Gone West”. ‘Gone West’ was a country-pop group with band members Colbie Caillat, Justin Young, Jason Reeves and Nelly Joy.
Sharing a written statement on Instagram, Caillat informed her fans that she and her teammate Justin Young have decided to leave the group, saying that “creative partnerships, especially with friends, are sometimes both rewarding and empowering.” “Although it was not an easy decision, we know that ending the band was the right one. Justin and I are best friends and will continue to make music together forever. We are so proud of the music that we have created together over the past three years, “the statement read.
The 35-year-old singer noted that “Canyons” is one of the albums they really love and cherish, and said, “Every song contains so much truth about the experiences we all have in life.” She further thanked all of her followers for their unwavering support of the group over the years.
According to Fox News, Caillat and Young dated for 10 years and got engaged in 2015. They announced the end of their relationship earlier this year. While the other two band members -Jason Reeves and Nelly Joy are married. (ANI)
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