My Viral TikTok Sea Shanty Got Me A Record Deal

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When a TikTok comment encouraged Nathan Evans to sing a sea shanty, he had no idea that doing so would instigate a world-wide phenomenon and change his life forever. Follow Nathan on TikTok: www.tiktok.com/@nathanevanss Check out Wellerman on iTunes: music.apple.com/gb/album/wellerman-sea-shanty-single/1550191440
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Xerek EasternHaven
Xerek EasternHaven پیش 13 دقیقه
congrats
The Bosh!
The Bosh! پیش ساعت
Nathan, i blame you for me losing sleep.... i can't get that damn song out of my head...lol i wish you every success mate.
Freddy Pribadi
Freddy Pribadi پیش 4 ساعت
Drunken sailor is one of the best sea shanties 😍
Jonas Jensen
Jonas Jensen پیش 8 ساعت
Wow that incredible how someone can just blow up like that. Truly amazing
Tafara Gadze
Tafara Gadze پیش 8 ساعت
I genuinely thought he wasnt speaking in english for the first few seconds
Nicola Pegg
Nicola Pegg پیش 9 ساعت
Just love the tiktok, the harmonies are just amazing, gives me goosebumps
Elise Jackson
Elise Jackson پیش 15 ساعت
His acccccccent is gorgeous.
Vi Gi
Vi Gi پیش 17 ساعت
Wha a legend
e e
e e پیش 21 ساعت
The advert for this video was his tiktok
I am the manager
I am the manager پیش 21 ساعت
I LOVE HIS ACCENT
Rezenar
Rezenar پیش 23 ساعت
To let you know, he didn’t actually make the sea shanty up
I am the manager
I am the manager پیش 21 ساعت
He says that in the begining
Skyles Albert
Skyles Albert پیش روز
Glasgow is where James Watt grew up.... that is where he first built his greatest creation which is the steam engine..... nice....
David Lee
David Lee پیش روز
🥰🥰🥰
Fishey
Fishey پیش روز
that accent is cool af
Kristofer
Kristofer پیش روز
yeah i heard this song on the radio
sage 3333
sage 3333 پیش روز
This shot gonna start the new pirate era
Maria Gribacheva
Maria Gribacheva پیش روز
Great story and grrrrrrrreat songs!!!!!!!
john songko
john songko پیش روز
I am seafarer and sing this song is good
jack Warne
jack Warne پیش روز
AYYY WERE MY SCOTISH LADS AT?!??!
Mr. Christian
Mr. Christian پیش روز
Ya'll got the Harry Potter train!
Dan Dan
Dan Dan پیش روز
Top man 👌👍👍👍👍
Jeff
Jeff پیش 2 روز
I barely understand his speaking accent. I'm sorry.
Helmi 78
Helmi 78 پیش روز
Open cc
Harry Pollock
Harry Pollock پیش 2 روز
No wonder they didn’t want to show airdrie it’s a shitehole
Ravenclaw Nightmare
Ravenclaw Nightmare پیش 2 روز
Lol i got the tiktok ad that has the sea shanty video in it before the video-
benkenobisgirl
benkenobisgirl پیش 2 روز
How the heck could 81 people dislike this? What’s wrong with them??
Luke Naoumovitch
Luke Naoumovitch پیش 2 روز
I can’t just scroll social media while listening to this video cuz I won’t understand anything he’s saying. Lol I have to focus on what he’s saying in order to understand him 😂
AnzoAnz
AnzoAnz پیش 2 روز
I was singing when I was s*x years old XD
magic carp
magic carp پیش 2 روز
PLEASE DONT LOSE YOUR ACCENT
Harry Peter
Harry Peter پیش 3 روز
He does a tik tok video that led to a career. How lucky are these people?
Svilen Vasilev
Svilen Vasilev پیش 3 روز
Good for you Nathan!!! 👏
Chris de Bruin
Chris de Bruin پیش 3 روز
yo ass is on the radio in nl
Slofy _
Slofy _ پیش 3 روز
The longest johns made the song
Jonah Llanes
Jonah Llanes پیش 3 روز
You did well lad
Ibraheem Moizoos
Ibraheem Moizoos پیش 4 روز
Bubbles is better
Caiyde
Caiyde پیش 4 روز
Was that train used as the Hogwarts Express?
Jaydaa •
Jaydaa • پیش 4 روز
I literally am having a sea shanty tik tok ad while I’m typing this
CateDoge
CateDoge پیش 4 روز
ayyyo nice
Vanny Nop
Vanny Nop پیش 4 روز
december 27 is next to my bday
flash player
flash player پیش 4 روز
(before this) I fell in love with a version of this that Christopher Bill made and it's my favorite song. pretty epic to see the creator1
Mothy Bun
Mothy Bun پیش 5 روز
I'm so happy he got exactly what he needed. That man needs to have a career in singing
Xxgamer timxX
Xxgamer timxX پیش 6 روز
Me and bois sings sea shanty
Sophie de Nijs
Sophie de Nijs پیش 6 روز
just replayed the remix ten times in a row! what a bop
miamia aimaim
miamia aimaim پیش 6 روز
This sea shanty is now part of my school’s pep band set list for basketball games. (We’re the Sailors, btw)
Faith Jackson Docherty
Faith Jackson Docherty پیش 6 روز
Fun fact- there’s more than ONE Scottish accent!
Ryota Arai
Ryota Arai پیش 6 روز
Awww, good on you son! Happy the internet worked it's magic and looking forward to hearing more of your songs! 😊
Poke Araf
Poke Araf پیش 6 روز
Ay I got the sea shanty tik tok ad
Jaka Rina
Jaka Rina پیش 7 روز
Because of him i started watching outlander
HavocStream
HavocStream پیش 7 روز
The English subtitles is really help tho
Elouise green
Elouise green پیش 7 روز
I tried singing ur song but I need more learning so ima watch it over and over
Meka-eel Pather
Meka-eel Pather پیش 7 روز
That train looks stitch like the Harry Potter train 🤯
A Ninja's Legacy
A Ninja's Legacy پیش 8 روز
Right now we doing the sea shanty for band. Thank you
Jacob Davis
Jacob Davis پیش 8 روز
He sounds so humble!
bla blabla
bla blabla پیش 8 روز
wtf i’m close to airdrie
Jb Jaguar
Jb Jaguar پیش 9 روز
Yeah... Glasgow is a large and modern city, and Airdrie is a grey industrial town that's nowhere near the sea. I'm skeptical as to whether a single one of those clips at the beginning is actually Scotland, it looks like something from a fantasy TV show or somewhere way out in the islands.
B3NJY X
B3NJY X پیش 5 روز
It was a sheep and the Harry Potter train
Tom Spencer
Tom Spencer پیش 9 روز
Is that why the ad said it started with a postman
Clark Rahman
Clark Rahman پیش 9 روز
What a crazy success story that happened just making people happy with some songs.
Ashir Inteser
Ashir Inteser پیش 10 روز
That accent makes the interview more interesting.
anoni miti
anoni miti پیش 10 روز
Wellerman with bass 🔥🔥🔥
Franziska W.
Franziska W. پیش 10 روز
Isnt this train bridge in Harry Potter? 0:15 Nice guy and great singing btw :) I Listen to his wellerman Version a lot :)
katy
katy پیش 4 روز
the train bridge that they filmed harry potter at is in scotland
Selma Sila
Selma Sila پیش 10 روز
I love the accent ! I'm only used to american , british and austrilian
835
835 پیش 10 روز
That very TikTok ad played just before video 😀
Olivia Shanks
Olivia Shanks پیش 11 روز
I need a translator to understand English. Lol.
gautham krishna.s
gautham krishna.s پیش 9 روز
There's subtitle and iam wondered how you can't understand your first language😂
Stuart B Littley Nolan
Stuart B Littley Nolan پیش 11 روز
i hate tik tok but I’ll allow it
Poppa Ace
Poppa Ace پیش 11 روز
Love the accent
Bingo Red Draaz!
Bingo Red Draaz! پیش 11 روز
Good on you lad! 🤗
Shantelle King
Shantelle King پیش 11 روز
We love to see it.
Hannah Flinkman
Hannah Flinkman پیش 11 روز
Great job my guy
chelsea00sacho
chelsea00sacho پیش 12 روز
The Scottish accent is my favorite of all English accents. So charming 🥰
Obi Moan
Obi Moan پیش 4 روز
@Dyl4n 0w3n YOU ARE CORRECT
Dyl4n 0w3n
Dyl4n 0w3n پیش 10 روز
@chelsea00sacho You didn't say out of all accents in the English language you said English accents(e.g Scouse, Cockney, Geordie, Brummie.) Think before you type.
DefaultGODxd
DefaultGODxd پیش 10 روز
@Ben Gould pretty much everyone in scotland can speak english, some speak scottish gaelic.
chelsea00sacho
chelsea00sacho پیش 10 روز
@Ben Gould 😂😂😂
Ben Gould
Ben Gould پیش 10 روز
@chelsea00sacho nah they don’t speak English in Scotland idk what it is but ain’t english
Ian Scott
Ian Scott پیش 12 روز
And the opening scenes of "Airdrie" showed Fraserburgh and Aberdeen - nice job!
Bob Stein
Bob Stein پیش 9 روز
And were those goats REALLY friends of Nathan Evans?? Clipart is dangerous.
《菲力浦》裵
《菲力浦》裵 پیش 12 روز
he’s so cute
Tasha
Tasha پیش 12 روز
Finally a Scottish person!
you8888
you8888 پیش 13 روز
What happend to hes english
Duke Arroyo
Duke Arroyo پیش 13 روز
His accent 😍🤤
scaredy jack
scaredy jack پیش 13 روز
I love his Wellerman rendition, super fxcking dope..
Caitlin Purple
Caitlin Purple پیش 13 روز
Ohhhh now I understand the SNL sketch
Reen Gracee
Reen Gracee پیش 14 روز
These kind of stories are what's just making me like tiktok, the songs and singers.
Liza Simpkins
Liza Simpkins پیش 15 روز
I've been trying to memorize the sea shanties it's great
Austin Natwick
Austin Natwick پیش 15 روز
Wait a minute did he just say there a music video in the works 🥳
UnbrokenCode
UnbrokenCode پیش 16 روز
Ayy scotland
gergerteh
gergerteh پیش 17 روز
I don't hear much about the original creators of the song, anyone know much? :)
animal ASMR
animal ASMR پیش 17 روز
You know theres a tik tok about your wellerman singing
Amanda D
Amanda D پیش 17 روز
🥳🥳🥳👏🏾
Camila
Camila پیش 17 روز
The see shanties with your voice and accent are EVERYTHING
M Hulls
M Hulls پیش 17 روز
So happy he’s going places, he deserves it and sea shanties are awesome! Pleased he mentioned a brief history of sea shanties and their origins as it will encourage others to learn about them instead of calling them “tik tok songs” as some do. Although I’m sure it’s innocently meant, it makes my blood boil just a tad
gotyournose
gotyournose پیش 17 روز
Bruh I get this tiktok ad all the time.
C Night
C Night پیش 18 روز
So great to see an Aire boy make it !!
Santiago Ruiz
Santiago Ruiz پیش 18 روز
Totally deserved, my man
part 3 DIO
part 3 DIO پیش 20 روز
"i've ben singin sence i wos *sex* yiers oldd"
Xenon
Xenon پیش 20 روز
For the first few seconds I thought he was speaking Russian
Captaintrayblox
Captaintrayblox پیش 20 روز
He lives not too far from me
Dana Leigh
Dana Leigh پیش 20 روز
Congrats to him! Well spoken, confident. Hope he makes the most of this opportunity.
catbeara
catbeara پیش 20 روز
Nice.
Charlizar
Charlizar پیش 20 روز
Never heard of this TikTok 👁👄👁
Beanhead
Beanhead پیش 20 روز
Racist!!
user
user پیش 11 روز
How?😭
Ryan Morgan
Ryan Morgan پیش 20 روز
Catchy people never do good. One hit wonders is all.
Max M. Morgan
Max M. Morgan پیش 21 روز
Shanties going main stream!
eyelovelife
eyelovelife پیش 21 روز
I somehow got roped into ShantyTok when I was down with Covid a couple months ago and I couldn’t be more glad I found it. Pretty sure it helped me retain shreds of my sanity. Thanks, Nathan!🏴‍☠️
Aaradhya Bapna
Aaradhya Bapna پیش 21 روز
Damn that accent thiccccccccccc
AQUA GAMERS
AQUA GAMERS پیش 21 روز
His accent makes me change my sexuality
Herta Schneider
Herta Schneider پیش 21 روز
Well yeah of course, he’s gone viral so that company wants to majorly profit off it... Sea shanties are brilliant though, also for bringing people together! Congrats too though! Have a nice safe day all and be kind to others/all!
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