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Band of Horses

Emerging in 2004 with a blend of woodsy midtempo rock and reverb-laden vocals, Band of Horses gained an audience in their native Northwest before Everything All the Time made them indie rock darlings. Multi-instrumentalists Ben Bridwell and Mat Brooke founded the group after an eight-year run with Carissa's Wierd, and an early concert alongside future labelmates Iron & Wine caught the attention of Sub Pop Records. Sub Pop signed Band of Horses in 2005 and reissued their self-released EP later that year, while the band retreated to the studio to record its full-length debut. Everything All the Time appeared in March 2006 and was warmly received; however, Brooke did not tour in support of the album and had officially left the group by July, choosing instead to devote his time to another Sub Pop act, Grand Archives. Bridwell soldiered on with now-permanent bandmates Rob Hampton (bass) and Creighton Barrett (drums), playing stateside shows and touring Europe in support of the band's debut. The bandmembers returned to the States and relocated to Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina to be closer to their families. Soon after, Band of Horses entered the studio with producer Phil Ek (who also helmed Everything All the Time) to record their second album. Cease to Begin was released in October 2007 to extremely warm reviews; it also peaked at number 35 on the Billboard charts, giving the band a taste of commercial success as well as critical approval. Although Band of Horses spent most of the following two years on the road, they also found time to return to the recording studio, where they began working on a third album in 2009. This time, the band's five members all contributed to the songwriting process, making Infinite Arms a collaborative effort between Bridwell, Barrett, and new members Ryan Monroe, Tyler Ramsey, and Bill Reynolds. The album hit shelves in mid-2010, marking the band's first effort for Columbia Records and earning a Grammy for its country-rock sound. Preferring to take a more grounded approach on their fourth long-player, the group tapped legendary producer Glyn Johns (the Rolling Stones, the Who), who helped to rein in some of the group's more experimental tendencies by insisting on a more intimate live approach. The resulting Mirage Rock, which was preceded by the single "Knock, Knock," arrived in September 2012. Early 2014 saw the release of the live album Acoustic at the Ryman, a compilation of tracks recorded in a stripped-down fashion during a two-night stint in the spring of 2013 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. While working on material for their fifth studio album, Bridwell teamed with fellow Columbia, South Carolina native Sam Beam of Iron & Wine to release a covers album titled Sing Into My Mouth in 2015. The record featured common song influences from the likes of Talking Heads, John Cale, and Sade. In the spring of 2016, Band of Horses announced that their impending fifth studio LP would be arriving that summer via Interscope and Rick Rubin's American Recordings. Titled Why Are You OK, the album was co-produced by Grandaddy's Jason Lytle with Rubin acting as executive producer. ~ Andrew Leahey
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Stations Featuring
Band of Horses

    New Alternative First

    New Alternative First
    2 songs

    New Indie First

    New Indie First
    2 songs

    Indie Chill

    Indie Chill
    10 songs

    Adult Alternative

    Adult Alternative
    4 songs

    Adult Rock

    4 songs


    1 song

    Pop Rock

    4 songs

    Top Alternative

    4 songs

    Alternative Mix

    4 songs

    '00s Indie

    6 songs

    Top Indie

    2 songs

    Indie Rock Mix

    2 songs

    Indie Party

    2 songs

    Relax Trax

    5 songs

    Coffeehouse Corner

    3 songs

    Patriotic Songs

    1 song

Albums by
Band of Horses

Top Songs by
Band of Horses

  1.   Song
  2.   The Funeral
  3.   Is There A Ghost
  4.   No One's Gonna Love You
  5.   Laredo
  6.   Dilly
  7.   The Great Salt Lake
  8.   Knock Knock
  9.   Detlef Schrempf
  10.   Marry Song
  11.   The First Song
  12.   Our Swords
  13.   Blue Beard
  14.   Window Blues
  15.   Islands on the Coast
  16.   Compliments
  17.   In a Drawer
  18.   Infinite Arms
  19.   Weed Party
  20.   Monsters
  21.   Lamb on the Lam (In the City)
  22.   Ode to LRC
  23.   Slow Cruel Hands of Time
  24.   The General Specific
  25.   Evening Kitchen
  26.   Part One
  27.   On My Way Back Home
  28.   Casual Party
  29.   Solemn Oath
  30.   For Annabelle
  31.   The End's Not Near
  32.   Factory
  33.   Cigarettes, Wedding Bands
  34.   Older
  35.   I Go to the Barn Because I Like The
  36.   Georgia
  37.   Heartbreak On the 101
  38.   Electric Music
  39.   How to Live
  40.   NW Apt.
  41.   St. Augustine
  42.   Shut-In Tourist
  43.   Feud
  44.   Everything's Gonna Be Undone
  45.   Dumpster World
  46.   Wicked Gil
  47.   A Little Biblical
  48.   Out in Nature
  49.   Neighbor
  50.   Life on Earth
  51.   Long Vows
  52.   Cigarettes, Wedding Bells
  53.   No One's Going to Love You
  54.   Am I a Good Man
  55.   Mirage Rock
  56.   Irmo Bats
  57.   Relly's Dream
  58.   Catalina
  59.   Bock
  60.   Dull Times/The Moon
  61.   Hag
  62.   Hold On Gimme a Sec
  63.   Lying Under Oak
  64.   Throw My Mess
  65.   Whatever, Wherever
  66.   Country Teen
  67.   Barrel House
  68.   Even Still

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