Tony Hadley Bournemouth 10/10/18

  • Meeting the man …

On arrival at Bournemouth just after our hotel check- in , we just took a wander over to the Pavilion.

Well the timing couldn’t have worked out better as Tony exited the stage doors for a breather. 

Without missing a trick , my wife and I managed a quick hello and and I got my album signed by the big man.

 

Setlist

courtesy of http://www.tonyhadleyfansite.co.uk/th/2018setlists/

This was our first time seeing Tony perform live and he did not disappoint.

His vocals were pitch  perfect accompanied by a superb band as they breezed through Spandau hits , Tony’s solo tracks from his new album ‘Talking To The Moon’ and a few cover versions including a moving tribute to the late Freddie Mercury with Queen’s ‘Somebody To Love’.

It was clear that Tony had the crowd hanging on his every line with classics like ‘Instinction’ and ‘Gold’ entwined with mellower moments with the beautiful ‘Skin Deep’ and the autobiographical ‘What Am I’

Waiting fans outside afterward were treated by a quick but genuine heartfelt greeting from the man himself before disappearing with a wave in his waiting 4×4.

A fantastic night of entertainment including the talent of Damien Wilson who was also greatly received.

 

Paul Draper the acoustic tour…

Acoustic Tour : November 2018

Tickets are ON SALE NOW for Paul's November 2018 Acoustic Tour: http://pauldraperofficial.com/tour-dates/Performing tracks from his debut solo album Spooky Action, as well as Mansun Official classics and deep cuts. PLUS as yet unheard songs from Paul's second solo album, due 2019..November 2018 Acoustic Tour Dates:Wed 14th – BATH MolesThur 15th – WOLVERHAMPTON Newhampton Arts CentreFri 16th – CAMBRIDGE Storey's Field CentreSat 17th – LEICESTER The CookieWed 21st – YORK The Crescent Community VenueThur 22nd – ABERDEEN The Lemon TreeFri 23rd – EDINBURGH Pleasance TheatreSat 24th – STOCKTON-ON-TEES Georgian Theatre

Gepostet von Paul Draper am Freitag, 14. September 2018

Album Of The Day

Mansun – Attack Of The Grey Lantern purple vinyl Kscope reissue

Spectacular Kscope 2018 reissue double purple vinyl.

Mansun’s first LP originally released in Europe February 17th  1997 first hit the number one spot in the UK album chart . It contained the singles Egg Shaped Fred/ Stripper Vicar/ Wide Open Space/ She Makes My Nose Bleed 

US version later released June 24th  contained the single Take It Easy Chicken but omits Stripper Vicar

A very comprehensive triple collectors edition CD with b-sides and extra tracks  was issued June 7th 2010.

Kscope acquired the Mansun back catalogue in 2017 and plan to reissue hopefully everything at the fans request.

Grey Lantern was reissued this year to mark the 21st anniversary on the following formats

Reissue book style standard cd

Black vinyl gatefold double LP  

Limited edition double purple vinyl

Special limited  3CD /1 DVD in large book style format *

*I was fortunate to have the opportunity to supply some artwork scans and photos to Kscope for this edition and received credits on three pages for which i am forever humbled!

Kaiser Chiefs News!

Fantastic news!

Kaiser Chiefs return with a new as yet untitled 7th album due early 2019 accompanied by a huge UK tour. If you pre-ordered the limited signed album (I did!) then your pre-sale code will arrive this morning!

See you guys on the road again…

Splash

 

Mansun – ‘Being A Girl’ 20 years old!

 

 

 Mansun . Being A Girl [nine ep] released 24 August 1998 . Second single taken from the band’s second long player ‘Six’.

Reaching number 13 in the UK singles charts, it is an edited version (Part One) from the album.

Formats include

CD 1 : Being A Girl / Hideout / Railings

CD 2: Being A Girl / I Care / Been Here Before

Cassette Single: Being A Girl / Wide Open Space [Trouser Enthusiast Mix] / Mansun’s Only Acoustic Song

Promo 7″ : Being A Girl [plays only one side]

Various imports which include the above titles.

Video

further info

Paul Draper official