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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, produced by Jude Cole and released by Ironworks. It debuted at number one on the Top Independent Albums chart. In early summer of 2017, Lifehouse released their first compilation, Greatest Hits, after which the band toured America with Switchfoot. ~ Andrew Leahey
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    Power Ballads
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    Love Songs
    1 song

    Lite Hits

    Lite Hits
    3 songs

    '00s Alternative

    '00s Alternative
    1 song

    Christian Rock

    4 songs

    Movie Tracks

    1 song

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Top Songs by

  1.   Song
  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.   Everything
  13.   Take Me Away
  14.   Easier to Be
  15.   Mesmerized
  16.   Who We Are
  17.   Disarray
  18.   Falling In
  19.   From Where You Are
  20.   Gotta Be Tonight
  21.   Breathing
  22.   Everybody Is Someone
  23.   Wrecking Ball
  24.   Storm
  25.   Into the Sun
  26.   Firing Squad
  27.   Hurricane
  28.   Am I Ever Gonna Find Out
  29.   Central Park
  30.   Only You're the One
  31.   Pins & Needles
  32.   Nobody Listen
  33.   Right Back Home featuring Charles Jones
  34.   All That I'm Asking For
  35.   Smoke & Mirrors
  36.   Good Enough, song
  37.   We'll Never Know
  38.   Undone
  39.   Blind
  40.   Hurt This Way
  41.   Stardust
  42.   One For The Pain
  43.   Crash and Burn
  44.   In Your Skin
  45.   It Is What It Is
  46.   Nerve Damage
  47.   Silent Night
  48.   The Joke
  49.   Learn You Inside Out
  50.   The End Has Only Begun
  51.   Stanley Climbfall
  52.   Somewhere in Between
  53.   Simon
  54.   Sick Cycle Carousel
  55.   Alien
  56.   Wish
  57.   Right Back Home featuring Charles Jones
  58.   Near Life Experience
  59.   By Your Side
  60.   Had Enough
  61.   Signs of Life
  62.   Keep the Change
  63.   Bridges
  64.   Walking Away
  65.   Days Go By
  66.   All in All
  67.   Come Back Down