Lifehouse is an alternative band from Malibu, California. They came to prominence in 2001 with the hit single “Hanging by a Moment” from their major-label debut album, No Name Face. The single won a Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Single of the Year.  In 2002, they released their follow up album Stanley Climbfall. They have released two more albums: the self-titled Lifehouse in 2005 and Who We Are on June 19, 2007. These albums have spawned the singles “You and Me”, “First Time”, and “Whatever It Takes”, which have all been top 40 hits in the US. The group includes Jason Wade (lead vocals, guitar), Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. (drums, percussion), Bryce Soderberg (bass guitar) and Ben Carey (guitar). They have sold upwards of fifteen million singles and albums worldwide to date.

The group first came together as a Christian band called Blyss, which performed at a series of church worship services at the Association of Vineyard Churches . They recorded and released their debut album as Blyss (later re-issued as “Bliss”) in 1999. Called Diff’s Lucky Day, the title referred to drummer Jon “Diff” Palmers’ conversion to Christianity. Original members included Sergio Andrade, Jason Wade and Jon Palmer.


  • 2000: No Name Face
  • 2002: Stanley Climbfall
  • 2005: Lifehouse
  • 2007: Who We Are
  • 2010: Smoke and Mirrors

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