Posting a farewell on his tumbler the drummer writes: "Farewell Fleet Fans and Friends. Back into the gaping maw of obscurity I go. Tokyo is my last show with the Foxes. Sorry if I was distant and obtuse if we ever met. Have fun."
The band have yet to post an official statement on his departure. Tillman has released a number of solo records, some under the moniker Father John Misty. His last album Singing Ax came out in 2010.