Some sad news this morning if you’re an equestrian or enjoy a bit of thoroughbred water polo. Billboard reports: “Mid-aughts folk heroes Band of Horses have a significant lineup change in the works. Guitarist Tyler Ramsey and bassist Bill Reynolds each took to social media Wednesday morning (May 3) to announce their respective departures from the 13-year-old group. “We certainly had some good times and I’m sure I will miss the beautifully dysfunctional family we became,” wrote Ramsey on Instagram.
In a similar Facebook post, Reynolds added, “I am very grateful to have been a part of such an amazing band. I am moving on to pursue other things. I will be producing records, doing photography, and who knows, maybe I’ll go on the road again someday.” So far, no statement has been released from the band itself, who released their album Why Are You OK last year.”