TikToker's sea shanty Wellerman reaches No 3 in UK charts

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Scottish postal worker Nathan Evans scores hit amid viral shanty craze, while convent choral group Poor Clares of Arundel reach Top 5 of album chart

The unlikely craze for sea shanties surges ever onward, as Scottish postal worker Nathan Evans reaches No 3 in the UK singles chart with his rendition of Wellerman.

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The hearty, ultra-catchy shanty about a group of dogged whalers looking forward to their shore leave has been at the centre of the TikTok viral trend, with users harmonising with one another using the app’s duet function.

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