Eddy Chapman is an independent, young and upcoming alternative rock artist from sunny South Africa. His sound is a unique blend of genre's including rock, folk rock to a modern spin on pop rock.
He released his debut album in 2020.
Eddy grew up in a musical family where the melodies of CCR, Roxette and Neil Diamond used to echo through their house. He played piano but showed his interest in guitar when he stumbled upon Bon Jovi's "It's my life" on MTV at the age of 15. His love for music grew and he started playing guitar soon after.
He wrote his first song at the age of 16.
After being home schooled, he knew that he wanted a career in music. He started a band when he was 19 and they did very well, making entertainment headlines of many news papers and some radio stations, being labeled as trendsetters of Afrikaans Rock music in South Africa with their unique sound and song arrangements.
Eddy wrote and arranged all the songs in the band and they played countless gigs and toured in South Africa. Unfortunately, the band decided to pursue different paths in 2009.
Eddy went solo and continues to entertain large crowds at festivals and gigs around the country. He writes and records his own music and is very excited about his upcoming album. Over the years Eddy was influenced by many renowned artists such as Bon Jovi, Coldplay, Oasis and Foo Fighters.
As a musician Eddy is a dedicated and passionate individual who will rock your socks off during his shows. In his personal life he is grounded and coming from humble beginnings, he knows how to work hard, overcome obstacles and persevere to make his dreams come true.
Eddy Chapman remains excited in regards to his musical and personal ambitions, hoping to leave his mark in the music industry.