Tom Chaplin

Born Mar 8, 1979

Thomas Oliver "Tom" Chaplin is a singer, musician and composer, best known for being the lead singer of British band Keane.

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  • Review: Keane's Tom Chaplin Bares Emotions On 'the Wave'
    Yahoo News - 13 days ago
  • Keane Makes Welcome Return To Tabernacle
    ajc - Jan 25, 2013
  • The Evolution Of Keane: ‘We’re Quite A Different Outfit’
    ajc - Jan 23, 2013
  • Keane Manila Tour: More Nostalgic Than Exciting
    Inquirer Business - Oct 07, 2012


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1979 Birth Born on March 8, 1979.


A short time later, in 1997, the band's name changed to Keane and Tom Chaplin became the lead vocalist.
1998 19 Years Old When Hughes went to collect Chaplin a year later, on 3 July 1998, his first words were, "We've got a gig in ten days." … Read More


2006 27 Years Old On 22 August 2006, Chaplin revealed that he was receiving treatment for drug abuse problems. … Read More


2010 31 Years Old He told The Sun newspaper in 2010 that he had been clean of drugs since late 2006 and still drank alcohol on occasion, but in moderation, "having got my fingers burnt with it before". … Read More
2011 32 Years Old Chaplin was married in June 2011 and has a daughter born on 20 March 2014. … Read More
2015 36 Years Old …  Chaplin said he nearly died one night in 2015. … Read More
Chaplin has stated that he intends to make a solo record in the near future, during Keane's hiatus. In January 2016, Chaplin stated that he was recording his debut solo album in Los Angeles, California, with 40 songs written and whittled down to an album's worth. … Read More
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