Why Is Drew Shirley Is Leaving Switchfoot?
Drew Shirley is leaving Switchfoot to take a different journey in life. The band announced that Drew will be leaving the band on 21 February 2022.
The band explained via the website and an e-mail, "Friends, there’s no easy way to say this. After years of sharing the road, Drew and the band have decided to take different paths and will be parting ways."
Drew has produced and played guitar on many different band projects and still works on various musical projects.
Friends, there’s no easy way to say this. After years of sharing the road, Drew and the band have decided to take different paths, and will be parting ways. pic.twitter.com/nYiSReK1wg— Switchfoot (@switchfoot) February 22, 2022
Drew played in the band All Together Separate in the late 90sand transitioned to Switchfoot in 2003.
He started touring with the band soon after their release The Beautiful Letdown. He became an official member of the band on 4 May 2005.
After the release of our 4th album and they shared an incredible journey, full of countless highs and lows together.