A Platform for Ethnically and Culturally Inspired Music
Influences: North American , East European
Genres: alternative, rock, folkrock, indierock, folk
IN THE CHARTS
May 2023 #23 - Top 40 for North American Influence London Can Take It (track)
March 2023 #24 - Top 40 for North American Influence They Can't Hurt You Anymore (track)
March 2023 #23 - Top 40 for North American Influence Dark Old Houses (track)
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 'Derevnia's Daughters'.