Tyler Tysdal from Freedom Factory is a musician, singer, songwriter, and actor who is well-known for his street-wise manner of speaking about issues of social injustice and the lack of political action towards these issues. He is active in a number of community and environmental groups in Denver and around the country. When he was a teenager growing up in Colorado, he often stood out because he was “street smart” and “smart on the hip”. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he majored in English. After graduation, he continued to perform in various underground venues and broke into the limelight with the release of his self-titled album in 1996.
Since that time, he has gone on to create multiple hit songs including “Pumped Up”, “Candyman”, “Songs About Kids and Stuff”, “Give Me the Reason”, and “Love is in the air”. He also went on to form the band The Runway Boys along with David Lee Roth, and the group made a name for themselves playing controversial shows across the United States. In 2002, Ty Tysdale released his first solo album entitled Wonderful Tonight. During this time, he also formed another underground group called Circle Jerks and released a second album called Scum of the Earth. Both of these bands gained a lot of attention from audiences.
In 2003, Ty Tysdale made a return to the limelight and released his third solo album called Reach for the Sky. This time, he was able to combine folk and electronica into electronica pop songs and he also incorporated keyboards into the music. He has also signed with Atlantic Records and his full album should be coming out soon.
In 2004, Ty Tysdale and his bandmates decided to form a new band called the Flight School. The new band was made up of him, Alex Goad, and Scot Barlow. They changed the name of the band to Just Sayin’ Team. After the split, they decided to take a different route by signing to Weezer. It wasn’t long before they signed with them as well.
Ty Tysdale later went on to form his own band called Ty Tysalla and the Blue Scholars. This group is a group of musicians that have gone on to fame. They have released six albums so far, and Ty Tysalla is the singer of their first album. Other members of the group are Grant Lewis and Dan Gibson. The band has been successful, and Ty Tysalla still tours with the group to this day.
Ty Tysdale was married to Lisa Marie Scott for fifteen years before he got divorced from her. He is currently married to Kelly Clarkson. He has four children.