Paul Draper’s first Spotify Playlist is available to listen to now, you can find it HERE. Let us know your thoughts on Paul’s musical selection, by leaving your thoughts on Paul’s Facebook page HERE .
‘Confessions Of A Romance Novelist’, the Limelight award nominated album by The Anchoress, produced by Paul, is to be released on vinyl. It will be available as a double heavyweight vinyl with four brand new acoustic tracks and lyric bags. The album features guest vocals from Paul and string arrangements from Gillian Wood. There is also a “second edition” 2 CD gatefold digipack edition which includes … Read More
Gigslutz have chosen ‘No Ideas’ as their track of the day, saying that “lyrically, it’s a dark-hearted self-referential soul search“. ‘No Ideas’ is from the Official UK Vinyl Chart No.1, EP ONE, and features Steven Wilson. You can find the entire article, together with a link to the newly released lyric video, HERE.
The Zine has reviewed EP One, describing it as ‘an EP that is stylishly brand new while instantly classic’. Caffe St Luce writes that ‘Feeling My Heart Run Slow’ is an inventive genre clash tapestry of ear worms, breaks, beats, melody fuelled hooks from a variety of instruments and distinctive vocals with dark tints. In short, an exciting, leftfield, rock adventure in … Read More
Paul Draper is interviewed by XS Noize in their latest podcast. In the interview, Paul talks about his successful debut EP, EP One, and explains how his solo work developed out of his production project, The Anchoress. He also reflects on the influence and legacy of Prince, describing him as ‘a musician’s musician’. You can listen to the podcast HERE .
Paul Draper’s production project, The Anchoress, has been nominated in Prog Magazine’s Progressive Music Awards 2016, in the LIMELIGHT CATEGORY for best newcomer. The Anchoress has had a break through year with debut album ‘Confessions of A Romance Novelist’, produced by Paul, entering the independent album charts. Following a successful gig at Bush Hall in London this month, The Anchoress will be supporting The Manic … Read More