Nathan Evans (born in Inveraray on 3 December 1994) is a Scottish singer known for singing sea shanties. Evans first gained fame in 2020 when he posted videos of himself singing sea shanties on social media service TikTok, triggering a surge of interest in sea shanties. In 2021, he released a cover version of the 19th-century shanty "Wellerman" which topped the UK Singles Chart and also charted in several other countries.
Before launching his music career, Evans was a postal worker with the Royal Mail, in Airdrie. Evans had been posting performances of pop and folk songs to TikTok before beginning to post sea shanties. He posted his first traditional sea shanty, "Leave Her Johnny", to TikTok in July 2020. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
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