For charity, Keane’s Tom Chaplin busks “Somewhere Only We Know.”

Tom Chaplin of Keane Goes Acoustic for Charity in Glasgow

Tom Chaplin, the lead vocalist of the rock band Keane, showcased his musical talents on the streets of Glasgow by busking a stripped-down version of the hit “Somewhere Only We Know.” The performance was part of the Big Busk charity event in support of The Big Issue, an organization that aids homeless individuals. Chaplin’s acoustic rendition of the song, known for its delicate yet powerful vocals, was a hit with passersby, amassing over 8.6 million views online.

Chaplin played three acoustic sets for the event, not only in Glasgow but also in London and Birmingham, mixing Keane favorites with his favorite Christmas tunes. The intimate street performances highlighted the song’s piano and vocal elements, offering a fresh take on the well-known rock track.

Watch the video below to experience Tom Chaplin’s heartfelt acoustic performance of “Somewhere Only We Know” on the streets of Glasgow.

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