Band of Horses, known early in its life simply as Horses, is an Indie band formed in Seattle, Washington and later moved to Charleston, South Carolina, United States by Ben Bridwell, Mat Brooke, Tim Meinig and Chris Early. Creighton Barret and Rob Hampton Later replaced Meinig and Early and in February 2006 Joe Arnone joined the troupe. They are currently signed to Fat Possum Records. Band of Horses was formed by Ben Bridwell (guitar, vocals) and Mat Brooke (guitar) in 2004 after the break-up of their previous band, Carissa's Wierd.
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Band of Horses, previously known as Horses, is an American rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell. The band's current lineup features Bridwell, Ryan Monroe, Tyler Ramsey, Bill Reynolds, and Creighton Barrett.
Vocalist Bridwell has been likened to Jim James of My Morning Jacket, early Neil Young, and Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips.