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Toby Chapman
Background information
Born UK
Occupation Musician, producer, singer
Instruments Guitar, keyboards
Years active 1980s-present
Associated acts Lionel Richie
Girls Aloud

Toby Chapman is a session musician, writer, producer, singer and player, who has worked with artists including Lionel Richie and Andy Taylor.


Toby is an accomplished keyboard and guitar player, who began working in music in the early 1980's. He has produced, collaborated on and written a number of hits and has extensive and diverse experience in the genres of Pop, Rock, Country and Modern Classical (touring and directing with Il Divo on their 2006 & 2007 world tours). For more than 20 years, Toby has worked for major labels on new and established artists, which included contributions to Andy Taylor's Dangerous album.

Most recently, Toby has been working with such names as Tom Jones on his 2009 Europe & UK tour, Lionel Richie, Westlife on their 2008 world tour, Il Divo as assistant musical director on their last two world tours as well as Girls Aloud, Blue, Emma Bunton and Kelly Clarkson. Previous to this he has worked with established names such as, Kylie Minogue, Rod Stewart, Paul Carrack, Mick Jagger, Cher, Tina Turner, Spandau Ballet, Paul Weller on a variety of projects and Bucks Fizz on their UK tour.

A selection of credits[]

  • Jump - Girls Aloud
  • Blue Is The Colour - Beautiful South
  • "Love So High" - Cher
  • "Into Your Arms" - Rod Stewart
  • "Space Man" - Babylon Zoo
  • Wildest Dreams - Tina Turner
  • Dangerous - Andy Taylor
  • "Ruthless People" - Mick Jagger
  • Through The Barricades - Spandau Ballet