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Chris Watkins/Drunk Poets

Chris Watkins/Drunk Poets

Chris Watkins is an American musician-singer-songwriter. Hailing from Alaska, Watkins is the founding member of the band the Drunk Poets. He began playing the guitar at the age of 10, and by the age of 16 he had formed the alternative band the Drunk Poets, who, in the 1990’s greatly influenced the Alaskan music scene. Watkins has continued to carry the band name with various members coming and going over the years.

Some of Watkins’ influences have been Lou Reed, Talking Heads, and Bob Dylan. Watkins is currently residing in Alaska where he continues to write and record music. His most recent album is Lights All Askew.

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Winter Birds Cover
  • Winter Birds
  • Alternative, Rock
  • Chris Watkins
  • 05/04/2013
  • Winter Birds
  1. The Shock and Drop
  2. Color Me Gone
  3. Valley of the Moon
  4. Sky Diving
  5. Dirty Little Town
  6. Red Dress
  7. Secret History
  8. Separate Cabs
  9. Cosmopolitan
  10. Russian Weekend
  11. Revelations
  12. Laissez-Faire
  13. Fashion Kill
  14. Las Vegas from the Air
  15. Panama Suit
  16. English Teeth
  17. Winter Birds
  18. Irregular War
  19. In Case of Emergency
  20. Terra Incognito
  21. Gold
Empty Rooms Cover
  • Empty Rooms
  • Alternative, Rock
  • Drunk Poets
  • 08/10/2013
  • Empty Rooms
  1. Picture Perfect
  2. Flowers for Roxanne
  3. Yellow Brick Road
  4. Bury Me in the Sky
  5. Pray for Me Sometime
  6. Thirty Second Conversation...
  7. All Your Roses
  8. The World Stops
  9. Something so Unusual
  10. Roman Nights
Going Down Slow Cover
  • Going Down Slow
  • Alternative, Rock
  • Drunk Poets
  • 08/29/2013
  • Going Down Slow
  1. Swing Without Sway
  2. Mr. Sunday Morning
  3. Brave New World
  4. Fugitives
  5. Fine Print
  6. All the King's Men
  7. Beautiful Waste of Time
  8. Crosshairs on the Crown
  9. Dream of St. Peter
  10. Lincoln Theater
  11. King of the Mountain
  12. Going Down Slow
Nail It Down Cover
  • Nail It Down
  • Alternative, Singer/Songwriter
  • Chris Watkins
  • 10/24/2013
  • Nail It Down
  1. Nail It Down
  2. Suburbs
  3. My Grandfather's Tools
  4. Hall of Fame
  5. The Majesty of Things
  6. Park Avenue
  7. Yearbook (I Love Them All)...
  8. Part-Time Girl
  9. Viva La Resistance
  10. Your Mother's Company
  11. Somethin's Gonna Break
London Can Take It Cover
  • London Can Take It
  • Alternative, Rock
  • Chris Watkins & Drunk Poets
  • 03/20/2015
  • London Can Take It
  1. Burning Daylight
  2. Comeuppance
  3. Dead Man's Feet
  4. Victoria
  5. Saturday Night
  6. Wolf at the Heel
  7. Nobody Loves a Quitter
  8. London Can Take It
  9. How Could You Be so in Tune...
  10. Dead and Gone
  11. They Can't Hurt You Anymore...
Lights All Askew Cover
  • Lights All Askew
  • Alternative, Rock
  • Chris Watkins & Drunk Poets
  • 07/08/2016
  • Lights All Askew
  1. Munich
  2. Looking Glass Life
  3. Soldiers and Dogs
  4. Ivory Towers
  5. Lasses and Ladies
  6. Dark Old Houses
  7. Broken Gate
  8. Cheerleader in Love
  9. Souls Midnight
  10. Lights All Askew