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Ryan O’Neal’s journey has taken many turns over the past twelve years under the moniker of Sleeping At Last. The band began 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 “Ghosts” (2003), their first official full-length album. Two independently-released full-length records followed: “Keep No Score” (2006) and “Storyboards” (2009). 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.


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  • alexcrisp


    15 Jul 6:54pm Reply
  • matheus_eumesmo

    Yearbook is available for FREE LEGAL DOWNLOAD at!

    1 Jul 4:55pm Reply
  • Bayou16

    Atlas : Darkness is the best <3

    21 May 9:04am Reply
  • ahnvx

    WOW, these guys have all of it. From our Classic Indie Rock to our Modern Indie Rock.

    4 May 7:55pm Reply
  • J_Ricardo

    I fell in love a long time ago ..

    14 Apr 1:48am Reply
  • Eceeeeee

    i'm falling in love with the Atlas project. [2]

    13 Apr 11:21am Reply
  • homahasani


    27 Jan 4:35pm Reply
  • Moniao7

    Atlas 2 is amazing.

    25 Jan 11:52pm Reply
  • fizzgigify

    i'm falling in love with the Atlas project.

    18 Jan 10:31pm Reply
  • Blackicystraw


    28 Dec 2013 Reply
  • cabfedhig


    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • swarmsea

    "all i want to be is everything you want me to be, this Halloween"

    30 Oct 2013 Reply
  • babaloogaful

    Love <3

    15 Oct 2013 Reply
  • afrhnz

    Atlas: Space 1 is freaking perfect.

    4 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Flux_Tempo

    Seeing Sleeping at Last years ago open for Something Corporate was pretty awesome, been a huge fan ever since. Every release has had something special to it.

    3 Oct 2013 Reply
  • PP90134

    Light EP is perfect :)!

    28 Sep 2013 Reply
  • singregardless

    "sun" is the strongest opener since "say". "moon" is another worthy instrumental offering, on par with those on "capture" & "yearbook". his elevated pop is among the most majestic, important music being created today. he's nearly 100 songs into his career and each release still elicits the same unspeakable joy.

    16 Sep 2013 Reply
  • swarmsea

    Atlas: Space 1 is out! Thoughts?... My favourites are "Mars" and "Moon", somehow it is lacking the magic the "Darkness" and "Light" had...

    15 Sep 2013 Reply
  • ExtendedCut


    14 Sep 2013 Reply
  • kluk_jako_buk

    New EP is out!

    13 Sep 2013 Reply
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