Band of Horses is an American rock band which was formed in the year 2004 in Seattle. The band was previously known as Horse and its founder is Ben Bridwell. The current lineup of the band consists of Ben Bridwell, Ryan Monroe, Tyler Ramsey, Bill Reynolds and Creigton Barrett. The band was formed by Ben Bridwell who is a vocalist and guitarist, after the break up of his previous band “Carissa’s Weird” along with bassist Chris Early and drummer Tim Meining. The band was very soon joined by Mat Brooke who was the former Carissa’s Weird bandleader. In the beginning the band received attention from Sub Pop after opening for Iron & Wine during Seattle area show.
In the year 2005 the band released Tour EP which was sold exclusively at shows and on Sub Pop’s website. The first full length album of the band was “Everything All the Time” which was recorded in the year 2005 and was released by Sub Pop on the 21st of March in the year 2006, where the producer of the album was Phil Ek. The album featured original four-piece lineup of the band while both Tim Meining and Sera Cahoone receive drumming credits. Early and Meining left the band soon after recording the album because Bridwell found it difficult to work with them.