: By the Fireside is a pseudonym for Daniel Lea, an Alternative rock and Americana musical artist from the United Kingdom. Lea explains that he uses a pseudonym because he often works with various session musicians in his musical projects. Lea recorded two extended play releases, first Battles that Add Up to None followed by Then Came Noon. Both were released in 2007 under the name By the Fireside, and both achieved moderate success. Read more about By The Fireside on Last.fm.