Any good ones? History suggests not. Prove history wrong.
There are couple of alright tracks on the comp album Rogues Gallery this being the best of course it is Nick Cave:
Richard Hawley does a good version of Shallow Brown:
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This is the best sea shanty
Also, you asked for a shanty:
I very much enjoy this one. Never really listened to any of their other stuff though so they may be terrible otherwise.
Currently listening to Jarvis Cocker - A Drop Of Nelson’s Blood. Difficult to imagine a voice less piratey
Not really a sea shanty but a fabulous old folk song with a sea journey at its centre
Barrack Street on Penguin Eggs is one though, also GOAT album. Only Sea Shanty that I can think of with about 20 different variations:
He’s also done a version of Yarmouth Town which is on Unearthed which is really good.