Kevin Lee & The Kings's Information
Kevin Lee knew music would be his life
when at age 14 he played at a junior
high school party with his band. And
he's been making powerful guitar rock
with creative melodies since that
Fans of modern guitar pop/rock may
recognize Lee from his days as Kevin
Lee and the Lonesome City Kings.
Signed to MCA in the 90's the band's
first single "Standing in the Line of
Fire" was chosen for an NBA All Stars
Video and used in the movie "A
Several years and several records
later, Lee is back with his current
band, Kevin Lee and the Kings. The 10
songs on the band's upcoming album
"Breakout" are well worth a listen for
their big hooks, chunky guitars and
sheer joy to rock out to. From "Gold
Digger" with its quirky low-key verse
to the catchy "Too Little Too Late,"
Lee's songs will stay in your head and
keep you coming back for more.
A native of Chicago, Lee released his
first solo album Walk A Mile In My
Shoes in 1998 on Bubblehaus Records.
In 2002 Kevin released the critically
acclaimed CD Loaded on Chicago-based
Big Blast Records. In 2006 Lee
released Flip the Switch on Sigus
Records. Co-producing with
producer/engineer Josh Shapera brought
a new modern rock edge to Lees songs.
In 2010 Lee released Dusk Till Dawn
on Sigus Records featuring his
trademark songwriting with big hooks,
chunky guitars, and melodies that
can't be forgotten. The song Time
Won't Stand Still hit #1 at WMWX in
Cincinnati, Ohio. Lee was voted best
new artist by Fireworks Magazine UK in
2007, toured as opening act playing
multiple 20,000 plus seat arenas for
REO, Cheap Trick, Pearl Jam, Lou
Gramm, and Matthew Sweet.
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