Western Keys is a band from Austin, Texas, led by singer Ben Dickey. Their first CD, Damage, was written in a few weeks and released on The Self-Starter Foundation on 10 September 2002. This EP featured seven songs, which has been categorized as alt-country or indie. Other band members have included John Troutman, Daniel McIntosh, Tom Hudson, Tyler Mallory, Charles Bissell and Leslie Sisson. Although "Damage" is only a little over sixteen minutes long, it has been hailed by many reviewers as a sign of better things to come.