"Restless Heart" is a country pop band originally formed as a studio band to record demos. The members have diverse musical backgrounds, and developed a sound that has been compared to The Eagles. Primarily a country band, they crossed over to Adult Contemporary with singles from their ''Wheels'' and ''Big Iron Horses'' albums, and enjoyed their biggest crossover hit with "When She Cries" in the winter of 1993.
Nashville record producer Tim DuBois created the band in 1984 to record demos of songs that DuBois had written. The still unnamed band was soon signed to RCA Records' Nashville division. Verlon Thompson left the band before even going into the studio to record the first album. He was replaced by Larry Stewart, who had known Dave Innis when both had attended Belmont University. The band named themselves after a song on their first album.
After recording two new tracks for their first greatest-hits compilation, 1991's ''The Best of Restless Heart,'' Larry Stewart left the band to pursue a solo career, which resulted in three albums and a Top 10 country hit, "Alright Already." Keyboardist Dave Innis also left the band in 1993 after the success of "When She Cri
|years active||1984 in country music|
|music genre||Country music|
|current members|| Verlon Thompson (lead vocals; 1984),|
Larry Stewart (lead vocals; 1984-1992; 1998; 2003-present),
Paul Gregg (bass guitar