By Petra Halbur For Gavin De Graw, it seems, suffering can be inspirational.The 36-year old singer says that his lowest points have led to the composition of some of his most successful songs like “I Don’t Want to Be” and “Not Over You.” Last Thursday, he told at Starwood Preferred Guest’s “Hear The Music, See the World” concert series that,”If [the song] becomes successful, suddenly you’re not quite as angry singing it anymore because you’re like, ‘Wow, I paid my college loans off with that song!For example, it is widely believed that he once dated actress Amanda Loncar, but he has never verified it. In fact, one recent incident reflected not only the values instilled in him by his family, but also his love for New York City, two influences which have molded him. On Sunday, August 7, 2011, several weeks into his tour with the bands Maroon 5 and Train, De Graw found himself in New York City with a rare night off.Wanting to take advantage of the break, De Graw called some friends and made plans to meet at his club, The National Underground.“I woke up with a breathing tube down my throat” De Graw said.'” How do you use music to help mend a broken heart? Create: Even if you’re not a musician, try parking yourself in front of a piano and fiddling around with the keys.
My favorite acting performance is Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday in . My great-grandpa Burnsie taught dirty dancing in the Catskills back in the day, just like Patrick Swayze. My favorite color is green, but oddly, my favorite season is fall, when that color disappears.
Gavin made his first debut album Chariot which became the theme song for the television drama series “One Tree Hill”.
Gavin De Graw has two older siblings, a sister Neeka and a brother, Joey, also a musician.
I once split my pants right up the middle when I was on stage. My first kiss was my camp counselor's little sister.
A bath is heads and shoulders above a shower, as long as you shower off afterward.
Gavin was raised to regard music as part of the fabric of everyday life.