"its been half a decade since I started releasing music as Chet Faker and all of you have been the driving force behind the music since.
theres an evolution happening and I wanted to let you know where its going.
the next record will be under my own name, Nick Murphy.
Chet Faker will always be a part of the music.
This is next."
has officially announced via his socials that he goes by the new name of Nick Murphy (statement above). At first we were freaking out because we didn't want to lose Faker in all of his amazing singer/producer glory, but he has now released his first official song under the new moniker... And it's pretty good.
The song seems more like a teaser for what's to come next. He's keeping the electro-experimental sound close, but with more mystique built into it. The track, "Fear Less," is suspenseful and builds up to an intense buzz. If this is what Nick Murphy sounds like, he's more than welcome to stay. Time to evolve.