On totally different pages? Amid hypothesis that Florida Georgia Line could also be able to go their separate methods, founding member Tyler Hubbard candidly mentioned pursuing a solo profession.
“I believe [personal expression is] positively a part of it. But additionally, you talked about type of being below the umbrella of a band or a model, it kind of places you in a field to not be capable to go tremendous deep personally,” Hubbard, 35, stated throughout an look on SiriusXM’s The Storme Warren Show on Wednesday, June 22. “So, you may join with the followers, however you may solely go so deep as a result of you have got respect and also you wanna perceive that, you understand, possibly you and your bandmates aren’t all on the very same season of life and you’ll’t.”
He continued: “You realize, you don’t wanna maintain it too private. So, this actually does permit us to shed one other layer of the onion and say, ‘Hey guys, that is much more of who I’m and welcome to my childhood and welcome to my struggles and welcome to my life and my household.’ And effectively, you understand, so it permits us to simply go deeper, which I believe is, after 10 years of type of solely attending to go so deep, I simply suppose is extraordinarily wholesome and energizing.”
The Georgia native cofounded the nation band alongside Brian Kelley in 2010. Regardless of 5 common studio albums and numerous music business honors, the duo made headlines in 2020 when Hubbard and his spouse, Hayley Hubbard, unfollowed the Florida native, 36.
“We’ve been on a 10-year relationship, a 10-year partnership, a 10-year dedication to one another. And sure, there have been laborious occasions,” Tyler stated throughout an interview on SiriusXM’s “Exit 209 With Storme Warren” podcast in November 2020, noting he unfollowed his bandmate over political variations amid the presidential election. “It’s not all sugar coated. And so, the reality is, and I believe that is essential to speak about, me and BK have finished work.”
He continued: “We’ve went to remedy, we’ve sat with one another and eager to kill one another at occasions. However by the tip of it, we have been hugging it out. You realize what I imply? As a result of we’re brothers and that’s what brothers do. And brothers don’t at all times get alongside.”
Whereas Tyler and Brian continued to launch new music collectively, they sparked breakup hypothesis after hinting their live performance tour this 12 months would lead right into a hiatus.
“I don’t know after that what the plan is,” Brian — who launched his solo file, Sunshine State Of Thoughts, final 12 months — admitted throughout a Might look on Florida radio station 99.5 QYK. “It’s not clear to me. On the finish of the day, we’re brothers, so we’ll at all times have one another‘s again and assist, and that’s what it must be.”