Nathan Evans is a Scottish singer from Airdrie, Scotland best known for singing sea shanties. Evans first gained fame in 2020 by posting videos of himself singing sea shanties on social media service TikTok. In 2021, he released a cover of the folk song “Wellerman” which peaked at the top of the UK Singles Chart and also charted in several other countries.

“Wellerman” or “The Wellerman”, is a sea ballad from New Zealand first documented in the 1960s.

November 2022, Evans released his first full-length album, titled Wellerman – The Album, which is largely a collection of sea shanties

He accompanies himself with guitar and percussion.

Backing Tracks – Wellerman

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