Lead vocalist and songwriter for the alternative rock band, Keane, the group known for "Somewhere Only We Know." Alongside him in Keane are pianist and composer Tim Rice-Oxley, bassist Jesse Quin and drummer Richard Hughes.
He was previously in the band, The Lotus Eaters, in which he covered such artists as U2, Oasis, and The Beatles at pubs throughout Sussex.
He was a huge soccer fan and revealed his devotion to Ipswich Town on Soccer AM in 2010.
His father, David Chaplin, was a headmaster at Vinehall School in Robertsbridge, where he was a student alongside future bandmates Tim Rice-Oxley and Richard Hughes. He has a daughter named Freya with his wife Natalie, whom he married in 2011.
He was part of the re-recording of Bob Geldof's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" in 2004.