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FLYLEAF Shares Second Half Of Documentary About Reunion With LACEY STURM, Return To Stay Stage

FLYLEAF Shares Second Half Of Documentary About Reunion With LACEY STURM, Return To Stay Stage


FLYLEAF has shared the second a part of a brand new documentary masking the band’s reunion with singer Lacey Sturm and eventual return to the reside stage.

In a message accompanying the YouTube launch of the video, FLYLEAF wrote: “The members of FLYLEAF grew up with one another, with their songs, with their followers. That is what it is prefer to carry all of it again collectively once more— 11 years later.”

FLYLEAF performed its first live performance with Sturm in 11 years on April 27 at Schoepf’s BBQ in Belton, Texas.

FLYLEAF, which hadn’t carried out reside since 2016 previous to the Belton live performance, will make quite a few pageant appearances this yr, together with on the Blue Ridge Rock Pageant in September in Alton, Virginia.

Sturm left FLYLEAF in October 2012. She was changed by Kristen Could, who recorded one album with the group, 2014’s “Between The Stars”, earlier than exiting.

Lacey opened up about her causes for her departure from FLYLEAF in a video selling her 2014 memoir “The Purpose: How I Found A Life Value Dwelling”. On the time, she stated: “We had been on our second album once I received married. And the album was referred to as ‘Memento Mori’. And ‘memento mori’ means bear in mind you are mortal, do not forget that you may die and do not forget that your life is brief and valuable and so are the lives of these round you.

“For 2 years, I toured with my husband and it was actually wonderful, after which after these two years, we ended up getting pregnant with my son,” she continued. “And I acknowledged that my priorities had been gonna change much more and that message of ‘memento mori’ and remembering how brief your life is was actually weighing on my coronary heart.

“We toured for ten years. I imply, we weren’t house for greater than a month, most likely, a yr. So, for me, I simply felt actually blessed to be pregnant and to be in a spot the place I might keep house if I needed to, and actually ask that query: how is that this gonna change my priorities? How is that this gonna look? We had just a few issues occur that basically introduced that message house, however the one which hit the toughest was the loss of life of our sound engineer [Rich Caldwell]. We did one final present with FLYLEAF as a profit for his spouse Katy and their son Kirby. And it was actually laborious to do a present with out him, and it was actually laborious to suppose it may very well be our final present. So I bear in mind taking a look at my son after Wealthy had handed and simply questioning to myself, if this was the final yr I had with my son, how would I spend it?

“It was actually wonderful to acknowledge this season altering in my life and the liberty that I used to be gonna have the ability to concentrate on my household. And I am so grateful for that point. And though it was actually laborious, I am grateful. And that is the rationale I stepped down from FLYLEAF.”

Again in 2016, Sturm was requested in an interview with RockRevolt Journal if there was likelihood that she might reunite together with her former bandmates after that they had parted methods with Could. She responded: “Properly, you recognize, I really feel like I am the form of person who I believe a lot occurred that I by no means in 1,000,000 years thought would occur, so I’ve discovered to stop saying ‘by no means.’ However on the similar time, I am a extremely current particular person.”

She added on the time: “I haven’t got any plans for that, however then once more, you by no means know. I do not know… [Laughs] They have not referred to as me. And I haven’t got any plans [to go back].”

At a number of reveals final yr, Sturm joined SEETHER on stage to carry out the FLYLEAF music “I am So Sick”.

In December 2021, Sturm launched the official music video for her newest solo single, “Awaken Love”. The monitor adopted the beforehand launched “The Decree” and “State Of Me”.



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