Australian multi instrumental artist Chris Watts, methodically constructs modern dark pop overflowing with texture and attitude. Rich in inspiration and influence from artists like The Weeknd, Post Malone and 5 Seconds of Summer as well as having toured with with his father’s band from a young age. Watts’ unique musical storytelling weaves a web of songs that are interconnected yet stand graciously on their own.
In 2015, with just one single to his name, Watts featured on the iconic ‘MTV Brand New’ which boasts alumni such as Sam Smith, Anne-Marie and Conrad Sewell. With a tread beginning to form in Watts’ tires, 2016 saw the young artist release ‘Wrong or Right feat. Amy Sheppard of ARIA Award-winning band Sheppard. With his star on an upwards trajectory, Watts’ exposure continued to develop at both Australian commercial radio and television. In 2017, Watts opened, for arguable the most prolific musician of our time – none other than Elton John. The following year in 2018, Watts shared the stage with Robbie Williams at A Day On The Green’s sold out Victorian leg.
After a forced hiatus due to the passing of his best mate and a couple of years practically living in the studio creating a barrage of demos, Chris Watts will release the first single from a brand new body of work due in 2021. Watts’ new offering will show a side his fans are yet to see, all the while honoring his musical roots. His first new music in two years, Chris Watts fans need not wait a moment longer.