Runaway June’s lead singer Naomi Cooke is leaving the trio to pursue a solo career, and she broke the news to fans in a post on Instagram.

Naomi wrote in a recent post, “I am incredibly excited to officially be able to announce that I am taking a new musical journey as a solo artist, and I am beyond excited to share new stories and music with you. It has been 7 wonderful years as the lead singer of Runaway June, and I am so grateful for the memories and time well spent with my bandmates, Hannah, Jen, and Natalie.”

She added, “It has been extremely hard to keep quiet about what I’ve been up to, and I cannot wait to share everything with you all very soon!! I miss you guys so much, and can’t wait to see y’all out on the road. I love you guys so much I could burst. ~ Naomi Cooke Johnson.”