Gavin Chappell-Bates Gavin Chappell-Bates Cambridge Gavin Chappell-Bates is an acoustic folk-rock singer-songwriter from Cambridge, England. Gavin’s second album, ‘The Last One’, which was crowd-funded, was released on 23rd March 2018. It features the singles ‘Lovely Day’, ‘Bad Faith / Good Faith’ and ‘The Sanctuary of Stars’. It was recorded at Half-ton Studios and features a variety of musicians including Booga from Ezio, Paul Richards of Fred’s House and Neil Bruce from Bouquet of Dead Crows. Gavin’s music has featured on Tom Robinson’s show on BBC 6 Music and Janice Long’s show on BBC Radio 2. He regularly appears on BBC Introducing, as well as other local and national stations. He has been nominated for Best Male Solo Artist for the last three years at the NMG Awards and has a growing fan base in France where numerous fan sites have popped up.