The Devlins

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The Devlins
Also known asDevlins
OriginDublin, Republic of Ireland
Newry, Northern Ireland
GenresIndie rock
Years active1993–present
Rubyworks Records
Blue Élan Records
MembersColin Devlin
Peter Devlin
Guy Rickarby
Mark Murphy

The Devlins are an alternative rock band originating from Dublin, Republic of Ireland, although the eponymous Devlin brothers were born in Newry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.[1]


The Devlins have released four albums to date. Their first album, Drift, received a four-star review in Rolling Stone.

In 2009, singer and songwriter Colin Devlin released his first solo album, Democracy of One.

Soundtrack Inclusions[edit]

Their most recognized songs are "Waiting", featured in remix form on the 2002 Six Feet Under soundtrack, but originally from their 1997 release Waiting; and "World Outside", which was included in the 2004 drama Closer and also used in HBO advertisements for their original programming.

Their song "Crossing The River" is featured in the soundtrack of Batman Forever. Their Song "Montreal" was featured in one episode of Discovery Channel's Road Trip USA.


  • Drift (1993), single "I Knew That" 1994 video directed by Paul Boyd
  • Waiting (1997)
  • Consent (2002)
  • Waves (2004)

Solo projects[edit]

  • Democracy Of One (Solo album by Colin Devlin) (2009)


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