There are three bands/artists called Chet. Chet is a band based in British Columbia, Canada, and is currently signed to California indie label, Absolutely Kosher Records. Lead singer, Ryan Beattie, has been quietly making records on the island of Victoria off the coast of Vancouver, recording under the moniker Himalayan Bear and with the band Chet who he formed with his brother Patrick and his friends. Their most recent album release, "Chelsea Silver, Please Come Home", is Chet's fourth album in seven years and was the first to receive any exposure and distribution outside of western Canada.
Chet is composed of: Ryan Beattie (vocals, guitar and piano), Patrick Beattie (acetone organ, guitar, choir chorus vocals), Isaac Flagg (drums, percussion), Thomas Sheilds (Bass, choir chorus vocals), Matt Skillings (piano, wurlitzer, choir chorus vocals), Megan Boddy (vocals, viola, Chinese harp) and Kathryn Calder (choir chorus vocals). http://www.absolutelykosher.com/profile/chet One is based in London England and is signed to The Blue Light District, a record label / platform for music in South East London. They make rock. (Actually - they DID rock.
The band played their final show at The Fox n Firkin, Lewisham in 2007). Another Chet is a french singer/lyricist (writing lyrics for artists such as Olivia Ruiz) often compared to Serge Gainsbourg for his wordplay. He has several solo albums L'inebranlable (2000), L'amour a La Francaise (2002), Hymne (2005) and Le Bois De Genie (2008). http://www.myspace.com/monsieurchet.Make Chet Playlist