Sep 282011

Tyler Ramsey, best known as the lead guitarist for alt-rockers Band of Horses, released his third album of mellow solo acoustic tracks this week, entitled The Valley Wind. In anticipation of the release date, Tyler performed a chapel session for I Am Fuel You Are Friends, playing tracks from the record, including a cover of the modern pop standard “All Through The Night.” Written by Pittsburgh singer-songwriter Jules Shear, the song has already been covered by the likes of The Cars and, most famously, Cyndi Lauper on her 1984 debut. Lauper’s recording became a Top 10 single in May 1984, making it one of her most famous songs and even prompting an acoustic re-recording in 2005 that featured a bewildering rap verse from Shaggy. Continue reading »