The Fray Biography
The Fray is a four-piece alternative rock band from Denver, Colorado. The band is known internationally for its single "Over My Head (Cable Car)", which made the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 and was also a hit single in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The band's follow up single "How to Save a Life" was also a successful hit in the US, helping their debut album of the same name sell over 1.5 million copies and reach the top fifteen of the Billboard 200 album charts.
The Fray was formed in 2002, and currently consists of Isaac Slade the lead vocalist and pianist, Joe King on guitar and vocals, Dave Welsh on guitar, and Ben Wysocki on drums and percussion. They have no official bassist, but recently have been touring with bassist Jimmy Stofer. While many critics compare the band to Coldplay, the band lists its main influences as Better Than Ezra and Counting Crows. Although the band draws comparisons to Christian rock groups, they state that they "Don't call themselves a Christian band".