Blondie release this six track 12″ EP to tease the pending 2019 box set of albums and rarities.
Housed in a die cut sleeve it features hype sticker , printed polythene inner sleeve. a four page essay on the origins of Heart Of Glass (formally known as ‘Once I Had A Love’ and ‘The Disco Song’) and flyer for the aforementioned box set.
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
Paul Draper was the frontman of Mansun – one of the most iconic bands of the late ’90s. Over the course of three albums (a fourth issued posthumously), they achieved something unique – after fostering a fervent cult following, they managed to maintain critical and commercial success with a series of intensely radio friendly yet increasingly experimental records. Off the back of their biggest radio record, Mansun imploded in 2003 and Paul all but disappeared from view.
Paul Draper’s long awaited debut solo album, Spooky Action takes its cue from his two 2016’s EP releases which were recorded in collaboration with Catherine AD (the Anchoress) and long time Mansun collaborator PDub, The record’s eleven tracks veer from warped voodoo psych (Don’t Poke the Bear) to glistening synthetic soul (Things People Want); from warped, razor wire rock’n’roll (Grey House) to glorious widescreen analogue pop music (Jealousy Is A Powerful Emotion). Collectively, they represent Paul’s strongest, most consistent set of songs to date – half a lifetime’s work condensed into just over an hour of perfectly formed music.
Paul will be performing a special ‘Six’ set, with tracks from the 1998 album.