Sergio Pizzorno has confirmed what Twitter and various forums have been discussing for days that Jay Mehler is joining Beady Eye.
"Jay is our bro we're all good and the last six years have been mega. He's moving on and will be incredible in Beady Eye. We thought posting an awesome video was the best way to let you guys know that he will be missed, but here it is in black and white too. Sergio x"
Taken from the official Kasabian website here.