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1) Brendan Kelly (born September 8, 1976) is the bassist and co-vocalist of Chicago band The Lawrence Arms, as well as guitarist/lead vocalist of The Falcon. Kelly’s former bands include Slapstick and The Broadways. He is known for his raspy vocals and drunken demeanor. Kelly graduated from Northwestern University. In 2004, he appeared on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart in a correspondent piece by Ed Helms entitled “The Clash.” He has a blog called Bad Sandwich Chronicles.

In March 2010, Kelly released a split along with Smoke or Fire frontman Joe McMahon entitled Wasted Potential.

2) Brendan Kelly (Born December 1988) is an Australian singer/songwriter influenced by the likes of Paul Simon, Tom Waits, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Kelly and Josh Ritter. He is also a frontman and band leader for Melbourne goodtime band Another Castle.


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  • ShmattShmoswood

    is that a warren oakes shirt hes wearing? because thats fuckin awesome

    31 Jan 2013 Reply
  • gregorymichael

    Kiss the bottle is a jawbreaker song. not quite good to judge him on a cover in my opinion, although he does do it well!

    21 Aug 2012 Reply
  • CommunistToaste

    \/ Dear sir, you need to listen to "Kiss the bottle" once again.

    4 Aug 2012 Reply
  • combustingboy

    i like the lawrence arms and all, but i am pretty burnt out on brendan kelly. he is just not good by himself. joe from smoke or fire did so much better on the split and brendan kelly and the wandering birds is just so bad.

    29 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Jake_Rae

    This is one talented gentleman.

    20 Apr 2012 Reply
  • brandonmjones

    new track to his new project is stunning. digging the new direction. love this guy

    28 Dec 2011 Reply
  • charliekilo22

    did you know you're my motherfuckin, motherfuckin hero? woah oh oh [3]

    10 Dec 2011 Reply
  • TwitchtheJester

    Handily my favorite musician/vocalist of all time.

    17 Jul 2011 Reply
  • kkennddall

    @transforma people show him just as much love, its just all on the sundowner page

    9 Jun 2011 Reply
  • hotwaterbrogden

    did you know you're my motherfuckin, motherfuckin hero? woah oh oh [2]

    14 Apr 2011 Reply
  • misfitofska

    did you know you're my motherfuckin, motherfuckin hero? woah oh oh

    10 Dec 2010 Reply
  • Slomes

    my mother fucking hero.

    7 Sep 2010 Reply
  • breathingvictim

    I love you.

    7 Sep 2010 Reply
  • napalminmyveins

    Does anyone have a text for Blood Meridian& Last verse I mean. Can't get some of lyrics there

    17 Jul 2010 Reply
  • TheOtherAndrew

    Ehhh...I'd say its second to only the Jawbreaker version.

    17 Jul 2010 Reply
  • breathingvictim

    Lies. Bk never comes second, to anyone.

    6 Jul 2010 Reply
  • kim_nokiamusic

    This cover of Kiss The Bottle is second only to the Lucero cover.

    29 Jun 2010 Reply
  • kim_nokiamusic

    It's because the song is based on the McCarthy Novel Blood Meridian: The Last Pale Light In The West...

    13 Apr 2010 Reply
  • Totalanarchoi

    Does anyone have the recording of Brendan playing Acoustic @ Cafe Eleven, St. Augustine, FL 4/10/09? If someone could please post a mediafire link i would really appriciate it thanks. =)

    7 Apr 2010 Reply
  • breathingvictim

    the ending.

    30 Mar 2010 Reply
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