Nap Eyes

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Nap Eyes
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Nap Eyes, Brighton UK, May 2018
Background information
OriginHalifax, Nova Scotia
GenresIndie rock
Years active2007-present
LabelsYou've Changed Records, Paradise of Bachelors
MembersNigel 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]

History[edit]

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, with songs delivered in a slow, psychadelic and meditative style,[3] was released in 2016 on both labels.[4] The album was supported by a concert tour of dates in both Canada and the United States,[5] an appearance on CBC Radio's Q[5] and a follow-up tour of select dates in Europe.[6] In June 2016, the album was named to the longlist for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize.[6]

Nap Eyes' third album, I'm Bad Now, was released in 2018.[7] The songs showed the band's move to a more uptempo style.[3]

Discography[edit]

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

References[edit]