Sweet janglepop and affable persona have made him cult leader for a new generation of slackers. He’s 27 now, and he’s learned a lot.
“I don’t really know what I was thinking [when I gave out my address and invited fans for coffee on ‘My House By The Water’]. My friends were like, ‘What are you doing? They’re going to rob you, they’re going to hurt you.’ But none of that s**t happened, you know? I met a lot of different kinds of people. Some were old and really shy. Some overstayed their welcome quite a bit, but that’s
OK. The worst thing was, some young kids were trying to drink Smirnoff Ice. I was like, “Yo guys, this is not a bar – the invitation was for coffee!”
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“The secret to a long-lasting relationship? Just liking being around that person and wanting to spend time with them. Kiera [Mcnally] and I have had our ups and downs, but I just like her and have done since I was a kid. We met when we were 13, so when we finally got together seven years ago, it was so exciting to have something monumental in my life. Touring is impossible for a relationship, but if you like somebody, it’s going to work out. Me and Kiera have something special. Hopefully it keeps working out. I have hope.”