Sevi, the bassist of Cup of Joe, has exited the band.

On June 26, the pop band officially announced the departure of Sevi – real name, Raphael Severino – via their social media. In their statement, the band thanked Sevi for his time in the group and the contributions he made in the last five years, wishing him luck in his future endeavors. No reason for his departure was stated.

Following Sevi’s departure, the band is now composed of vocalists Gian Bernardino and Raphael Ridao, keyboardist Xen Gareza, and guitarists Gabriel Fernandez and CJ Fernandez.

The full statement on Sevi’s departure can be found below:

Dear Joewahs,

We would like to inform you that Cup of Joe and Sevi have parted ways. We have truly enjoyed our time together and we appreciate his contributions over the last five years. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors. We appreciate your understanding and continued support.

Mananatili, Cup of Joe

In other news, Cup of Joe released their latest single “Misteryoso” last May 17. Meanwhile, the band held their first solo concert last February 9-10, dubbed “Cup of Joe: Seatbelts On!”.

Listen to Cup of Joe’s “Misteryoso” below: