NOVEMBER ACOUSTIC TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!

Paul will play his first ever full length acoustic tour in November 2018, accompanied by guitarist Ben Sink. Hear a set of tracks spanning Mansun, Spooky Action and solo EP’s PLUS new, as-yet unreleased songs from his second solo album. Tickets will be on sale from Wednesday 20th June at 10am from : http://pauldraperofficial.com/tour-dates/ November 2018 dates are as follows: Wednesday 14th | … Read More

MANSUNCAST ONE: PAUL DRAPER AND MANSUN ENGINEER PDUB DISCUSS THE MAKING OF ‘ATTACK OF THE GREY LANTERN’, AVAILABLE NOW!

MansunCast One, the first in a series of Mansun podcasts, is available now.  In it Paul Draper & Producer/Engineer PDub are in conversation with Billy Reeves, of BBC London, and discuss the origins of the band, the making of ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern’ and the task of bringing the new 21st anniversary box-set re-issue of it together. You can listen to … Read More

PAUL DRAPER ‘SUPERB SINGER-SONGWRITER’ … XSNOIZE REVIEW ROUGH TRADE EAST ACOUSTIC GIG

XSNOIZE have reported on the acoustic session that former Mansun frontman, Paul Draper, performed at Rough Trade East, to celebrate the 21st Anniversary reissue of ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern’, saying: “Paul announced he would begin with The Chad Who Loved Me. An appropriate choice, after all, Attack of the Grey Lantern opens with this haunting, charming anthemic classic, the “antithesis to what … Read More

‘SPOOKY ACTION’ NOMINATED FOR BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR IN PROG AWARDS, VOTE NOW!

Paul’s critically acclaimed debut solo album ‘Spooky Action’ has been nominated for Best Album Of The Year in this year’s Prog Awards.  In a statement, Paul says ” It’s an honour and I’d be delighted if everyone who has supported myself & Mansun over the years could vote for me and Spooky Action by clicking the link below, it’ll take just 10 secs … Read More

REMINDER: IN-STORE ACOUSTIC SHOW AND SIGNING IN LONDON TOMORROW

Paul will play an intimate in-store acoustic show and signing at Rough Trade East in London TOMORROW, Tuesday 12th June to celebrate the 21st anniversary reissue of Mansun’s ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern’. For full details please head over to the Rough Trade website: https://www.roughtrade.com/…/rough-trade-east-paul-draper-m…  

THE DELUXE REMASTERED REISSUE OF ‘ATTACK OF THE GREY LANTERN’ IS OUT NOW!

    The deluxe remastered reissue of Mansun’s iconic debut album, ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern’ is OUT NOW! It is available in a wide range of formats: As a lavish four disc deluxe book (3CD+DVD) which includes remastered album, DVD (including 5.1 mix, original videos and hi-def mix), a 70 page book with a new extended essay on the making the record and its … Read More

PAUL IS ‘ARTIST IN RESIDENCE’ ON RADIO X THIS WEEK

Paul Draper will be Artist In Residence on Radio X’s  X-Posure with John Kennedy programme, for four nights from Monday 4th June to Thursday 7th June, performing a live track from Mansun’s  ‘Attack Of The Grey Lantern’ each night with his band. You can catch up with Monday’s track, ‘The Chad Who Loved Me‘ by using Radio X’s ‘listen again’ feature HERE   and forwarding to 31 minutes into the … Read More