Turns Out Chet Faker’s Name Change Was Good Timing For Heaps Of Other Musicians
Written by Zanda Wilson on 12th September, 2016
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Earlier today one of Australia’s biggest artists Chet Faker caused a stir by announcing that he would no longer be making music under the moniker that he’s become famous for, and would instead revert to calling himself by his actual name: Nick Murphy.
The news has resonated pretty well with most fans, with many tweeting their support for Murphy’s decision.
@Chet_Faker you could call yourself big strong greg and i'd still bump to whatever you're gonna release next my guy
— zoboomaflume (@diabeyonce) September 8, 2016
— Fábio Caldeira (@fcaldeira) September 8, 2016
However, the decision couldn’t have come at a better time for a bunch of other musicians, who have all co-incidentally decided to change their own respective names to “Chet Faker” as of today.
Hi all, I'm changing my name to Chet Faker
— Braille Face (@braille_face) September 8, 2016
We're officially changing our name to Chet Faker
— DUNE RATS! (@DUNERATSS) September 9, 2016
Coincidentally, today I would like to announce that I will be releasing my next record under the name Chet Faker.
— Andy Bull (@Andy_Bull) September 9, 2016
As they say, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
Well played sirs, well played.