‘ATTACK OF THE GREY LANTERN – LIVE AT THE RITZ’ AVAILABLE 23RD NOVEMBER

Following Paul’s hugely successful tour earlier this year, in which he celebrated  the 21st anniversary of Mansun’s ‘Attack of the Grey Lantern’, by performing the entire album live on stage with his new band, a  live album is to be released.  ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern – Live At The Ritz’ was recorded on  Thursday 1st March 2018, in front of a … Read More

NOVEMBER ACOUSTIC TOUR : COMPETITION TO FIND SUPPORT BANDS

Paul has announced that he’s looking for local solo/acoustic artists to support him at each of his upcoming acoustic shows at Bath, Wolverhampton, Cambridge, Leicester, York, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Stockton-on-Tees. “Back at the height of Britpop, my band Mansun ran a competition to give a local band a support slot on every gig of our biggest UK tour, playing to 50,000 people. Once … Read More

NOVEMBER ACOUSTIC TOUR TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Following a very successful acoustic tour in the USA, and his recent full band performance at Festival Number 6, Paul will be embarking on a UK acoustic tour this November.  For this tour he will be playing in smaller, more intimate venues for the first time, accompanied by his guitarist Ben Sink.   The setlist will include tracks from his debut solo album … Read More

PAUL DRAPER IN GUARDIAN’S REVIEW OF FESTIVAL NO. 6

The Guardian have reviewed Festival No.6,  at which Paul performed an hour long set which included four tracks from Mansun’s ‘Six’, described by the Guardian as ‘a slice of misunderstood brilliance‘. You can read the full review HERE  . The four tracks performed by Paul and his band were: Six (full album version) Negative Legacy Being A Girl (parts one and … Read More

‘CLASSIC POP MAGAZINE’ RUNS MAJOR FEATURE ON ‘SIX’

‘Six’, the cult second album by Paul’s former band Mansun, is the subject of a major feature in this month’s Classic Pop Magazine, examining the themes in both the music and the album art. ‘Six’ is described as a cross between Abbey Road and Princes Parade. To read this fascinating article, get your copy from WHSmith, Tesco and independent newsagents or buy the issue online now … Read More

TUNE IN TO PAUL ON BBC6 TONIGHT AT 6PM.

Paul will be joining Steve Lamacq’s Roundtable tonight to review a selection of the week’s new releases.  Tune in to BBC6 Music tonight from 6pm. BBC6 Music is available to listen to online at  https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/bbc_6music .          

BARGAINS DISAPPEARING FAST AT THE PAUL DRAPER STORE SALE

There are still good bargains to be had at the Official Store summer sale, but items are selling fast. The white vinyls of ‘Spooky Action’ have sold out but there are a few remaining clear vinyls available which come with an art print hand signed by Paul. ‘Live At The Scala’, the fantastic live gig recorded at Paul’s sell out debut solo … Read More