The son of the preacher as well as the youngest of five children, Tyrone Wells was only permitted to pay attention to gospel music growing up in Spokane, WA, although he was eventually also subjected to artists like Stevie Wonder and Adam Taylor. As an adolescent he transferred to Fullerton, CA, to wait college, and shortly joined up with the Christian rock-band Skypark as the business lead singer. After launching a few information using the group, including two on Epic, Wells made a decision to keep Skypark and focus on his single material. He started performing at an area Fullerton coffeehouse, McClain’s, on the every week basis, and shortly was offering his self-released albums at these displays. In 2003, after putting your signature on to Accurate America, Wells released Snapshot, and in 2005 Close: Live at McClain’s arrived. That same calendar year the vocalist/songwriter go about on focusing on his following full-length, HANG ON, revisiting songs he previously been writing in the past 2 yrs. Wells’ big break arrived in 2006 after carrying out at the Country wide Association of Campus Actions Convention in Boston, when he was contacted by several main labels. Ultimately he chose Common Republic, which delivered Retain shops in early 2007, pursuing it with Stay in 2009.