Grian Chatten (born 19 July 1994) is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of post-punk band Fontaines D.C.
Grian Chatten was born in Barrow-in-Furness, England on 19 July 1994 to an English mother and Irish father. They moved to Ireland when he was just one month old and lived a 'nomadic lifestyle' before settling in Skerries, County Dublin when he was twelve years old. Chatten moved to The Liberties in Dublin and attended The British and Irish Modern Music Institute where he met guitarists Conor Curley and Carlos O’Connell, bass player Conor Deegan and drummer Tom Coll. As well as a passion for music, they had a shared interest in poetry and released three pieces. After graduating, they went on to form the band Fontaines D.C. in 2017.