COVID SHANTY

TikTok

For a few months of the lockdown Chris lived with his parents. During that time Sea Shanties trended on TikTok, when The Wellerman song went viral. 

As Chris's Dad Martyn had always been a sea shanty lover, they decided to start a TikTok channel devoted to shanties and Martyn has so far posted over 50 shanties, gaining 150k followers, a millions likes, and a hit song in the form a Covid themed version of The Wellerman which has nearly 6.5 million views to date, and which led to Chris's Dad appearing on the BBC national news

Starring: Martyn Waitt

Lyrics: Chris & Martyn Waitt

Directed by: Chris Waitt