Stephen Lynch, the hilarious songwriter (not the Massachusetts senator who shouldn't be practically as humorous), was born on July 28, 1971 in Abington, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Saginaw, Michigan.
His dad and mom are a former priest and a nun (therefore songs like "Craig" and "Beelz") and his father was additionally a stage actor and singer.
Stephen Lynch has all the time thought of himself a primary musician and second a comic. As he mentioned in an interview, he likes to "create a melody that makes you cry after which break with silly lyrics." As important influences he calls Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell. "This Is Spinal Faucet" is the film that made him notice that music and comedy can match collectively.
Whereas attending Western Michigan College's theater program, he based a sketch comedy known as Who Are We Kidding? along with his greatest pal Mark Teich and brother Drew Lynch, who would each work with him later in his profession. He was additionally half of a vocal duo with Jeff Heilmann known as Straightface.
Lynch moved to New York Metropolis in 1996 to develop into an actor. A comedy membership proprietor advised making an attempt out a few of the enjoyable songs he wrote on the college. It clicked and it turned a fixture in New York's greatest comedy golf equipment in addition to universities and nightclubs throughout the nation.
So far as doable, he refrained from the comedy membership and targeted extra on the viewers of universities and music venues. He hardly ever toured alone, often bringing 2-Four different singers to the stage, which provides loads of selection and enjoyable to the reveals. Rod Cone, Mark Teich, Drew Lynch and Courtney Jaye are a few of his stage cohorts.
His 2000 Comedy Central Presents Particular (which he has since mentioned he doesn't significantly like) had one of many highest viewers numbers within the sequence' historical past.
Since he has attracted his viewers, he has launched 5 albums:
Just a little bit particular (2000)
The Craig Machine (2005)
three balloons (2009)
In 2006 he starred on Broadway in "The Marriage ceremony Singer" with Robbie Hart, which opened it as much as an entire new viewers. For his efficiency, he was nominated for the Drama League, Drama Desk and Tony Awards.
Lynch returned to the streets in 2007 and shot in 2008 his 2nd Comedy Central Particular. The success of his movies on YouTube and the immense phrase of mouth allowed him to tour the UK and Europe for the primary time, promoting all however two reveals. He had by no means performed in these markets.
Stephen has been married to his spouse Erin since 2003 and depends on her suggestions on his new track concepts: "I say one thing, like an concept for a track or no matter, when she laughs I begin to write her and if not, I don't even care about that, fortunately she has a very good humorousness. "
Stephen Lynch is presently touring behind his newest album "Lion".