The band was formed in 2002 as a solo project of singer Ryan Dunson. Dunson signed with vice verse virtue Records, a Tennessee record label, in late 2002. Soon after, Dunson signed to Eleven Eleven Records, releasing a 1000-copy EP called Late Night Makeout. In 2004 Eleven Eleven Records released the band´s first record, Having to Let Go, as a 13-track LP. In 2004, OneEleven Records re-released the album as a ten-track LP. In April of 2006 their second album, The Goodnight Moon, was released.
Following this release, they toured through North America with groups like Mae, The Rocket Summer, David Mellilo, Cute Is What We Aim For, Blackpool Lights, Four Letter Lie, As Cities Burn, We Are the Fury, Scenes from a Movie, Mute Math, Copeland, Under the Influence of Giants, Upper Class Trash and label mates The Spill Canvas, This Day & Age, Rory, and Jinxed. They are starting to write for their third release, which is slated for release in spring 2008 on One Eleven Records.