Our Lady Peace (sometimes shortened to OLP) is a Canadian rock band formed in Toronto, Ontario in 1992. Led by lead vocalist Raine Maida since its formation, the band currently also features Duncan Coutts on bass, Steve Mazur on guitars, and Jason Pierce on drums. The band has sold several million albums worldwide, won four Juno Awards, and won ten MuchMusic Video Awards—the most MMVAs ever awarded to any artist or group. Between 1996 and 2016, Our Lady Peace was the third best-selling Canadian band and the ninth best-selling Canadian artist overall in Canada.Our Lady Peace has released nine studio albums, one live album, and two compilation albums, with their debut album, 1995's Naveed, having reached quadruple platinum. Naveed contains their breakthrough single, "Starseed", and the titletrack, which reached No. 4 on Canada's Alternative Rock Chart. Their 1997 album, Clumsy, which reached No. 1 in Canada, is considered their signature and most widely recognized work. Clumsy was certified as Diamond in sales in Canada with its title track reaching No. 1 on Canada's Singles Chart and its lead single, "Superman's Dead", reaching No. 2 on Canada's Alternative Rock Chart. OLP's 1999 album, Happiness... Is Not a Fish That You Can Catch, also reached No. 1 in Canada and was certified triple platinum. Its singles "One Man Army" and "Is Anybody Home? reached Nos. 1 and 2 on Canada's Alternative Rock Chart. The band's earlier albums are often praised for their unique sound and style, with lead singer Maida being called "erratic" and "truly unrivaled" as a vocalist.
Their fifth album, Gravity (2002), is considered to be a "radical departure" from OLP's distinctive style. Maida has confirmed the change, calling Gravity "vastly different" from their previous records. Gravity reached No. 2 in Canada with its singles, "Somewhere Out There" and "Innocent", reaching No. 1 and 2, respectively, on Canada's Singles Chart. Gravity was their most successful album in the United States reaching No. 9 on the strength of "Somewhere Out There" being their most successful single on the US Hot 100 (No. 26) and reaching No. 7 on the US Alternative Rock Chart. Their earlier singles, "Starseed" (No. 7) and "Clumsy" (No. 5), had also reached the Top 10 of the US Mainstream or Alternative Rock charts. Their 2005 album Healthy in Paranoid Times also peaked at No. 2 in Canada.
Having released two albums between 2008 and 2012, their most recent studio album, Somethingness, was released on February 23, 2018.