Kids say the darnedest things, but not all of them suggest songs for their dad to record. Devon Sexton, the 16-year-old daughter of singer-songwriter Martin Sexton, told her dad he should do a version of 'Story of My Life,' the Top 10 smash of current boy band hit-makers, One Direction.

"My friend Hannah asked me if my dad is Martin Sexton," Devon recalls. "I said, yeah that's him. She said, 'Oh my god Harry Styles follows him!'"

(Don't worry, we didn't know who that was either, but one quick Google search and hey, Harry Styles is, of course, a member of One Direction.)

So Devon challenged her dad to do the song.

"When she dared me to learn the song, she played it for me and I thought, what a cool track, I could have some fun with this," Sexton explains. You can see his solo acoustic take below.

Aside from learning One Direction songs, Sexton is about to release a brand new album. 'Mixtape of the Open Road' hits the streets on Feb. 10 via KTR/Redeye. The album is described as "a mixtape of songs, but written and performed all by the same artist."

This is Sexton's ninth full-length release and first since the 'Fall Like Rain' EP in 2012. In addition, Sexton will be hitting the road for a very long stretch, kicking off Feb. 12 in Kentucky and winding up in June in Hartford, Connecticut.

As you wait for his tour to kick off and 'Mixtape' to hit your local record store, enjoy his take on One Direction's 'Story of My Life' below:

Martin Sexton 2015 'Mixtape' Tour
Feb. 12: Louisville, Ky. -- KCD Theater
Feb. 13: Chicago, Ill. -- Park West
Feb. 14: Bloomington, Ill. -- Castle Theatre
Feb. 15: Madison, Wisc. -- Majestic Theatre
Feb. 17: La Crosse, Wisc. -- Cavalier Theatre
Feb. 18: Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- CSPS
Feb. 19: Columbia, Mo. -- Mojo's
Feb. 20: St. Louis, Mo. -- Old Rock House
Feb. 21: Lawrence, Kan. -- Granada
Feb. 22: Sioux Falls, S.D. -- The District
Feb. 25: Salt Lake City, Utah -- The Depot
Feb. 26: Boise, Idaho -- Knitting Factory
Feb. 27: Seattle, Wash. -- The Neptune
Feb. 28: Portland, Ore. -- Aladdin Theatre
March 1: Eugene, Ore. -- Wow Hall
March 3: Chico, Calif. -- Rendezvous
March 4: Arcata, Calif. -- Arcata Theatre
March 5: Reno, Nev. -- Knitting Factory
March 6: San Francisco, Calif. -- Bimbo's
March 7: Napa, Calif. -- City Winery
March 11: Santa Barbara, Calif. -- Soho Club
March 12: San Diego, Calif. -- Belly Up
March 13: Los Angeles, Calif. -- El Rey Theatre
March 14: Phoenix, Ariz. -- TBA
March 15: Tucson, Ariz. -- Rialto Theatre
March 16: Santa Fe, N.M. -- The Lensic
March 20: Aspen, Colo. -- Belly Up
March 21: Boulder, Colo. -- Boulder Theatre
March 24: Jackson, Miss. -- Duling Hall
March 25: Birmingham, Ala. -- Workplay Theatre
March 26: Memphis, Tenn. -- Minglewood Hall
March 27: Nashville, Tenn. -- City Winery
March 28: Atlanta, Ga. -- Variety Playhouse
March 29: Charlotte, N.C. -- Visualite Theatre
March 30: Durham, N.C. -- Carolina Theatre
April 9: Columbus, Ohio -- Newport Music Hall
April 10: Cincinnati, Ohio -- 20th Century Theatre
April 17: Philadelphia, Pa.-- World Cafe Live
April 18: Washington, D.C. -- 930 Club
May 1: New York, N.Y. -- Gramercy Theatre
May 2: New York, N.Y. -- Gramercy Theatre
May 9: Boston, Mass. -- House of Blues
May 15: Charlottesville, Va. -- The Southern
May 16: Asheville, N.C. -- Orange Peel
June 6: Hartford, Conn. -- Infinity Hall