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Lifehouse

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Led by singer/songwriter Jason Wade, Lifehouse emerged in the early 2000s with a commercial blend of pop/rock melody and throaty, post-grunge vocals. Wade, who originally tagged the band Blyss upon its inception in 1996, was raised by missionary parents in a variety of locales. He eventually settled in Los Angeles with his mother and took a keen interest in songwriting. Bassist Sergio Andrade lived next door, and the two spent hours in Wade's garage, fine-tuning their original compositions and laying the brickwork for Lifehouse's accessible sound. Those rehearsals paved the way for a self-released album, Diff's Lucky Band, as well as a series of shows at church worship services. Lifehouse resisted the temptation to become a full-fledged Christian band, however, and instead signed a contract with Dreamworks Records as an alternative rock trio. Drummer Jon Palmer completed the lineup. No Name Face marked the band's official debut in the fall of 2000. The album enjoyed double-platinum sales on the strength of "Hanging by a Moment," which was the most played radio track of 2001. In a market dominated by teen pop, Lifehouse stood out as champions of guitar-based music, and their unexpected success drew them back inside the studio to work on a follow-up album. With Brendan O'Brien handling production duties, Wade led his band through the recording of Stanley Climbfall during the spring and summer of 2002. The record was released on Dreamworks the following September, but it failed to match the sales of its predecessor. Lifehouse's lineup splintered soon after, with Andrade exiting the group to pursue alternate projects. Wade pieced together a revised Lifehouse and returned in early 2005 with a self-titled third album. For the touring that followed its release, Wade and percussionist Rick Woolstenhulme, Jr. were joined by former AM Radio bassist/vocalist Bryce Soderberg, who remained with the group for its return to alternative rock on 2007's Who We Are. Lifehouse and Who We Are proved to be fairly popular releases, with both albums going gold thanks to a trio of Top 40 singles: "First Time," "You and Me," and "Whatever It Takes." Smoke & Mirrors appeared three years later, sporting a collaboration with rapper/songwriter Kevin Rudolf on the leadoff single "Halfway Gone." Debuting at number six on the Billboard Top 200, Smoke & Mirrors was a successful record and, after a supporting tour, the group entered the studio once again with producer Jude Cole (he helmed S&M) to record its sixth album. Entitled Almeria, the record appeared in December 2012; it was preceded by the single "Between the Raindrops," a duet with pop singer Natasha Bedingfield. Almeria didn't make many waves on the charts -- it reached 55 on Billboard's Top 200, whereas Smoke & Mirrors peaked at number six -- and the group didn't support it with a tour. By the summer, Lifehouse announced they'd left their label and were entering a hiatus. Each member pursued their own project -- Wade worked on a solo album, Soderberg started a band called KOMOX, Woolstenhulme, Jr. played with the Goo Goo Dolls -- but by 2014, they had reunited. In May of 2015, they resurfaced with Out of the Wasteland, a new album produced by Jude Cole. ~ Andrew Leahey
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Stations Featuring
Lifehouse

    Power Ballads

    Power Ballads
    4 songs

    Love Songs

    Love Songs
    1 song

    Lite Hits

    Lite Hits
    3 songs

    '00s Alternative

    '00s Alternative
    1 song

    Christian Rock

    4 songs

    Movie Tracks

    1 song

    Shuffle Hits

    1 song

Albums by
Lifehouse

Top Songs by
Lifehouse

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Hanging by a Moment
  3.   You and Me
  4.   Whatever It Takes
  5.   Halfway Gone
  6.   First Time
  7.   Broken
  8.   Between the Raindrops by Natasha Bedingfield
  9.   Make Me Over
  10.   Spin
  11.   All In
  12.   Take Me Away
  13.   Easier to Be
  14.   Mesmerized
  15.   Who We Are
  16.   Disarray
  17.   From Where You Are
  18.   Falling In
  19.   Everything
  20.   Storm
  21.   Into the Sun
  22.   Aftermath
  23.   All in All
  24.   Breathing
  25.   Blind
  26.   Wrecking Ball
  27.   It Is What It Is
  28.   The End Has Only Begun
  29.   Stardust
  30.   Sick Cycle Carousel
  31.   Hurt This Way
  32.   Central Park
  33.   Alien
  34.   By Your Side
  35.   Smoke & Mirrors
  36.   Had Enough
  37.   Nerve Damage
  38.   Days Go By
  39.   Come Back Down
  40.   Empty Space
  41.   Just Another Name
  42.   Trying
  43.   Firing Squad
  44.   Unknown
  45.   Hourglass
  46.   Yesterday's Son
  47.   Runaways
  48.   Only You're the One
  49.   Pins & Needles
  50.   Slow Motion
  51.   Rolling Off the Stone
  52.   Barricade
  53.   Gotta Be Tonight
  54.   Crash and Burn
  55.   If This Is Goodbye
  56.   Learn You Inside Out
  57.   Bridges
  58.   Chapter One
  59.   Everybody Is Someone
  60.   How Long
  61.   The Beginning
  62.   My Precious
  63.   Am I Ever Gonna Find Out
  64.   Anchor
  65.   Sky Is Falling
  66.   Wash
  67.   Somewhere in Between
  68.   Simon
  69.   Only One
  70.   One For The Pain
  71.   Right Back Home featuring Charles Jones
  72.   Moveonday
  73.   Right Back Home featuring Charles Jones
  74.   In Your Skin
  75.   Here Tomorrow Gone Today
  76.   The Joke
  77.   Walking Away
  78.   We'll Never Know
  79.   Undone
  80.   Better Luck Next Time
  81.   Out of Breath
  82.   Stanley Climbfall
  83.   Cling and Clatter
  84.   Quasimodo
  85.   Wish
  86.   Flight
  87.   Hurricane
  88.   Where I Come From
  89.   Near Life Experience
  90.   Good Enough, song
  91.   Silent Night
  92.   All That I'm Asking For
  93.   Lady Day
  94.   Nobody Listen