Kevin Devine

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Kevin Devine is an American songwriter and musician from Brooklyn, New York, who is known for alternately introspective and political lyrics and melodic acoustic guitar tunes. He cites his influences as Bob Dylan, Elliott Smith, Guns N' Roses, Brother Paramo and Nirvana, among others. He grew up in Brooklyn and Staten Island, and has spent significant time in Manhattan and Queens as well. Devine graduated Fordham University at Lincoln Center in 2001, majoring in journalism. He also played in an indie/punk/emo band called Miracle of 86 after the (Miracle) New York Mets. Even before that, he played with a popular band in the local Staten Island scene called Delusion. At Fordham he was able to hone his acoustic solo skills by playing at various open-mic and college events which made him very popular among the student body.


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    I found my fickle friend
    out in the alley way
    He said, You don't look so good.
    I said, Hey doc, that's great.
    You started practicing?
    Just Stay  -  253,717 plays
    Brooklyn boy, born and raised
    Chopping lines, hey hey
    It's my birthday
    It's a toy I torch to tarpit flames
    A lockjaw night, hey hey
    Brooklyn Boy  -  203,793 plays
    A good man doesn't drink
    And I've been drinking alone
    So what does that make me?
    My hands they always shake
    And no one's calling my phone
    Ballgame  -  214,822 plays
    I wish the couple on the corner would just get a room
    Seems like everyone around me is on their honey moon
    I'd love to take a pin to a heart shaped balloon
    cause everybody's got somebody but me
    I don't know how I landed on this movie set
    Cotton Crush  -  234,610 plays
    Your skin's in my mouth,
    but I'm thinkin' about
    thousands of things
    That don't got your name.
    So, I'm distant and weird;
    No Time Flat  -  170,463 plays
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