Gitarrist und Gründungsmitglied Laurent Schroeder-Lebec verlässt die Band. Im Statement heißt es:
"Laurent has made his family and career the central focus of his life, which the members of Pelican completely respect and honor. [...] While his decision is disheartening, we completely respect it. Laurent is an integral part of this band whether or not he is standing on stage or composing with us."