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Artist Biography For Sleeping At Last

Ryan O'Neal's Journey Has Taken Many Turns Over The Past Twelve Years Under The Moniker Of Sleeping At Last. The Band Began In 1999 With Ryan On Guitar Chad O'Neal On Drums And Friend Dan Perdue On Bass As A Teenage Garage Band In Wheaton Illinois Chicagoland-Area . It Has Organically Transitioned To Original Songwriter O'Neal As A Solo Artist Continuing The Gorgeous Thread Of Work That Has Amazed And Captivated Listeners Over All These Years. Near Its Inception Sleeping At Last's Amateur Debut Album Capture Was Noticed By Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Who Helped Expose The Music To The Major-Label World. Soon After The Band Signed To Interscope Records And Released 2003's Ghosts Their First Official Full-Length Album. Two Independently-Released Full-Length Records Followed 2006's Keep No Score And 2009's Storyboards . In Between The Writing And Recording Of Albums The Band Has Established A Reputation For A Pitch-Perfect Live Show Successfully Headlining Several U.S. Tours And Sharing The Stage With Such Artists As Switchfoot Yellowcard Something Corporate Billy Corgan's Zwan Alanis Morrisette Lifehouse And Phantom Planet Just To Name A Few. The Creative Process Has Always Been Protected As The Band Self-Produced Each Record Working With Respected Mixers Such As John Goodmanson And Alan Moulder. After The Departure Of Drummer Chad O'Neal In 2011 The Remaining Duo Embarked On The Ambitious Yearbook Project In Which O'Neal And Perdue Released Three Songs On The First Of Every Month In Individual EPs. After Its Completion All EPs Were Compiled Into An LP And Published Independently. However Upon The Final Release Of The Yearbook Series Perdue Stepped Down From The Duo Leaving Ryan O'Neal A Solo Artist Under The Group's Pre-Existing Moniker. On December 10 2012 O'Neal Announced His Largest Project To Date The Atlas Series A Three-Part Project Approaching The Themes Of The Origins Of The Universe And Human Development. Similar To 2011's Yearbook Compilation Each Set Of New Songs Would Be Released As Individual EPs Until Each Part's Completion At Which Time The Compilation Of Songs Would Be Released As An LP. Up To Now 2014's Atlas I And 2019's Atlas II Remain As Stellar Examples Of O'Neal's Accomplishments As A Solo Independent Artist. Production On Atlas III Is In Progress And Its First Two Songs "Overture III" And "Awake" Have Been Released As Singles. Besides The Atlas Series O'Neal Has Kept Busy With Other Projects Including Three Albums Of Covers Commissioned By ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" In Which Sleeping At Last Has Appeared A Whopping 77 Times. Sleeping At Last Also Produced The Scores For The Documentaries Many Beautiful Things Original Motion Picture Soundtrack And Charity Water's The Spring Original Score . Finally O'Neal Has Released Multiple Singles Surrounding Significant Astronomical Events Published As A Compilation In 2020 Under The Title Of Astronomy Vol. 1. Sleeping At Last Has Long Been A Beacon Shining Brightly On Behalf Of Independent Artists. In The Ever-Changing Climate Of The Music Industry The Quest For A Successful Independent Career Seems Evermore Difficult To Attain. From His New Home In L.A. O'Neal Pursues This Challenge Relentlessly Through His Commitment To Musical Integrity In His Songwriting And In This Way Nurtures A Unique And Personal Relationship With His Listeners. He Has Remained True To The Things That Brought Him To Music In The First Place His Love Of Melody And The Power Of Words. His Music And Lyrics Emerge From A Place That Is Honest Raw And Spiritual Says Ryan "Our Faith Is A Big Part Of Who We Are But We Have Always Intended Our Music To Be For Anyone That Cares To Listen No Matter Who They Are Or What They Believe In. Everyone Hears A Song In A Different Light." In Keeping With This Ryan's Lyrics Ask Every Important Question That Occurs. While He Promises No Fast Sure Answers He Somehow Always Offers Hope As The Consistent Overarching Theme.

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