Kicking off his career with the debut album Back Down, Chris Watts offers a set of irresistible folk/indie-pop tunes underpinned by catchy riffs that stay with you. The songs on his debut album ‘Back Down’ have drawn favourable comparisons to artists such as San Cisco, James Bay and Ed sheeran. One part power pop, one part melodic folk, they are full of infectious chords, robust rhythms and soaring vocals.
Chris’s career highlights include performing at Beyond the Valley and St Kilda Festival, being selected to be a part of MTV Brand New, which has included past artist’s such as Sam Smith, Lana Del Ray and Jessie J, supporting acts such as Triple J Top 100 winner Alex Lloyd at the Northcote Social Club, playing in such iconic venues as The Metro Theatre and on ground at Etihad Stadium, having songs featured on radio & TV stations including Nova, KIIS, HIT FM, Triple j, MTV and Channel nine’s The Today Show.
Chris recently released his catchy upbeat single ‘Let Go’. Recorded and produced with Steve Schram (San Cisco, Little Red). The song quickly gaining success with 100,000 Spotify plays in just over six days, following this with a sold out single launch show at Melbourne’s Shebeen Bandroom.