Brian Michael Fallon(40) is an American singer-song writer hailing from New Jersey, USA. Fallon was raised by his folk-singer mother Deborah, a hospital employee, who was in a folk band inlate 1960s called ‘The Group Folk Singers”, and his stepfather, Gary, who was a blue-collar factory worker.Brian Fallon was born on January 28, 1980 and is an Aquarius.He spent his teen years in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
Brian Fallon Career Details
allon used to work as a construction worker and worked part-time in a gas station in his youth . He attended the Hackettstown High School in Warren County, New Jersey.He released his first album, “The Coffeehouse Sessions” in 1997 at the age of 17. He distributed about 200 copies of the limited release demo cassette, under the name No Release.
Between 2001 and 2005 he founded and played for the bands;“Amping Copper”, “This Charming Man” and released a solo EP (“Cincinnati Rail Tie”) in 2004, before finding success with his band “The Gaslight Anthem”, which he formed in 2002. The band’s 2006 album,“Sink or Swim” was anunderground hit. The band moved to Los Angeles to make their second album, “The ’59 Sound”(2008) whichpropelled Fallon and the band to international fame, and it was named the best album of 2008 by eMusic. The band produced 3 more albums,“American Slang” (2010), “Handwritten” (2012), and “Get Hurt” (2014); before eventually breaking up in 2015 .Although the band broke up, they came together in 2018 for a temporary touron the 10-year anniversary of “The 59 Sound”.They are now back on hiatus, with no signs of a comeback.
Fallon is currently part of two bands:“The Horrible Crowes” formed in 2011 and “Molly and the Zombies” formed in 2013. He has also released two solo albums: “Painkillers” (2016) and “Sleepwalkers” (2018) in the last decade, and a third solo album called “Local Honey”which came out in March 2020. He has often been compared to Bruce Springsteen and is referred to as New Jersey’s true heir to Springsteen. Springsteen sang with his band “The Gaslight Anthem” in 2009 in two shows atthe Glastonbury FestivalinEngland , which brought more limelight to Fallon and his ex-band then.
Brian Fallon’s style of music is acoustic folk-punk rock mashup, although he describes his music as earthy rock and that he is still discovering his true style of music and describes himself as an “anti-cynic”.Fallon’s writing style is akin to Bruce Springsteen, Joe Strummer, and Oasisand he has said on occasion that he does not wait for inspiration to strike, instead simply gets to work and creates his music. He plays theguitar, harmonica and piano apart from crooning in his unique raspy vocals.
Brian Fallon Dating History And Marriage Details
In 2004 Brian Fallon married Hollie Levine, sister of Alex Levine, the ex-bassist of The Gaslight Anthem.The couple split after a decade, in 2013. They have a son who is seven years old. The divorceis said to have inspired the lyrics of the 2014 album “Get Hurt”, according to the musician. The divorce is also rumoured to have caused trouble and awkwardness in the band, and lead to the band’s inevitable split in 2015.
Fallon since then dated and eventually married Stacy Vaughan,and the couple have a daughter who is three years old. Stacy is British.
Brian Fallon Net Worth
Brian Fallon has a net worth of around 5-20 million USD. He owns several cars including a black Dodge Challenger and a Volkswagen GTO , and currently lives in Point Pleasant, Monmouth County in New Jersey.
Brian Fallon Body Measurements And Tottoos
He has several tattoos including full sleeve tattoos,the Eric Clapton lyric “Bell Bottom Blues, You Made Me Cry” tattooed on his neck, and asmall anchor tattoo at the base of his throat. He loves Coca Cola and cigarettes.
His height is 5 feet 9 inches, and he weighs 73 kilos. He has blue eyes and light brown hair and is a Caucasian.
Brian Fallon Religion
He is a Christian but avoids making any allusions to his Christian faith in his music, although he has collaborated and played gospel songs with other artists. He believes in Creationism and is a vocal supporter of gay rights and women’s rights.