Nap Eyes

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Nap Eyes
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Nap Eyes, Brighton UK, May 2018
Background information
Origin Halifax, Nova Scotia
Genres Indie rock
Years active 2007-present
Labels You've Changed Records, Paradise of Bachelors
Members Nigel Chapman
Brad Loughead
Josh Salter
Seamus Dalton

Nap Eyes is a Canadian indie rock band from Halifax, Nova Scotia.[1] The band consists of vocalist Nigel Chapman, guitarist Brad Loughead, bassist Josh Salter and drummer Seamus Dalton.[2]

Formed in 2011 when Salter and Dalton joined Chapman's existing solo project The Mighty Northumberland,[2] the band released its debut album Whine of the Mystic independently in 2014.[1] The album was rereleased in 2015 on You've Changed Records in Canada and Paradise of Bachelors in the United States.[1]

The band's second album, Thought Rock Fish Scale, was released in 2016 on both labels.[3] The album was supported by a concert tour of dates in both Canada and the United States,[4] an appearance on CBC Radio's Q[4] and a follow-up tour of select dates in Europe.[5] In June 2016, the album was named to the longlist for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize.[5]


  • Whine of the Mystic (2014)
  • Thought Rock Fish Scale (2016)
  • I'm Bad Now (2018)