Band of Horses, originally known briefly as Horses, is an American rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell. The band has released four studio albums, the most successful of which is 2010’s Grammy-nominated Infinite Arms. The band’s lineup, which included Mat Brooke for the debut album, has undergone several changes; although, the current members, Bridwell, Ryan Monroe, Tyler Ramsey, Bill Reynolds, and Creighton Barrett, have all been with the band for several years. Band of Horses’ fourth studio album, Mirage Rock, was released in September 2012.
On July 17 2015, Ben Bridwell and Sam Beam of Iron and Wine released a covers album titled Sing into My Mouth. The new Band of Horses album is due in early 2016 and will be produced by Jason Lytle from the band Grandaddy. The band, along with Lytle, released a Christmas single, “Hang an Ornament” in December 2014. Bridwell states in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that the 5th studio album is titled “Why Are You OK” and will be released in June.