Singer-songwriter best known for critically-acclaimed solo albums like 2006's Fortunes of Misfortunes. He has also found success as a member of the bands The Bombs and The Black Beverly Heels.
Though he was born in Spain, he grew up primarily in Estey, Michigan.
He made a cameo as a janitor in the 2012 film Struck By Lightning, which also features original music by him.
His father was a naval officer.
He won much acclaim for the music he contributed to Struck By Lightning, which was written and produced by Glee actor Chris Colfer.