NRT Christian Music News Update
​Kristen May Steps Down from Flyleaf
Three years after replacing Lacey Sturm, Kristen May announces decision to focus on her family
 

​Kristen May Steps Down from Flyleaf
   

Posted: August 18, 2016, 12:00 AM | Category: General
Artist Tags: Flyleaf
Source: From Staff Reports CL

Kristen May announced through a Facebook video that she is stepping down from Flyleaf.

Kristen, who has been the band's lead singer for over 3 years now, shared a video via social media to update fans on where she is currently in her musical endeavors. "Now is the time that I, unfortunately, have to say goodbye to Flyleaf," she began before thanking all the fans that have supported her and Flyleaf over the years, especially the ones she didn't get to meet in touring.

Kristen gave a few reasons for leaving, beginning with her young son. "I want to be the best mom I can be, and I want to be here for my son for everything... so for me to be able to plant some roots for a little bit with my son and with my husband and with our dogs here at home is very important to me."
 


Secondly, Kristen says she never felt like the band was totally hers. "I never truly felt like I fit in, and so I just feel like life is too short to stay where you aren't fully growing," she explained. "Just to be completely honest with you, I need to grow and move elsewhere."

As for the music, Kristen says she's not necessarily done. "I know that I will make music again. I already am picking up the guitar again. But I don't think it will be with Flyleaf," she says of her future with music. "There's so many things I want to do right now, and committing myself to one band just isn't what's right for me."

Flyleaf has not yet made a statement regarding Kristen May's departure or the future of the band. Make sure to keep up with both Flyleaf and Kristen May on social media to see what comes next in their chapters.

 


More Christian Music News Headlines View All News Add News

ADVERTISEMENT

BREAKING: Kayne West Brings Sunday Service to Lakewood Church in TX and Livestreams Service
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh Set to Share First Acoustic Project
Saturday, November 16, 2019
City RockFest Tour Announces 2020 Lineup
Saturday, November 16, 2019
David & Nicole Binion Release 'Dwell: Christmas' LP Next Friday
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Planetshakers' Youth Band planetboom Releases 'Kamsahamnida' Single, Video Today
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Chris Tomlin's 'Christmas Day: Christmas Songs of Worship' EP Out Today
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Donnie McClurkin's 'A Different Song' Available Now
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Rend Collective Announces Spring Leg of Revival Anthem Tour
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Jason Gray Releases 'Remind Me You're Here' Today
Friday, November 15, 2019
View All News

Christian Music, Facebook Christian Music, Twitter Christian Music, YouTube Christian Music, Instagram
ADVERTISEMENT

Christian Music

©2019 NewReleaseToday
A Division Of NRT Media Inc.

 

Secure
CHRISTIAN MUSIC

Discover New Artists
New This Week
Coming Soon
Playlists
NEW! PodCasts
Free Music
Album Reviews

NEWS

New Music
Movies / Media
Books
Events
Tours
General

VIDEOS

Music Videos
Exclusives

EXCLUSIVES

Articles
Devotionals
Interviews
Concert Reviews
We Love Awards

MORE INFO

RSS
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Advertising
Staff
New Music Email
Contact

RESOURCES

Music Studies
Artist Training

CONNECT

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube