Paul Heaton

  • Born Paul David in Merseyside on 9 May 1962
  • He is an English singer-songwriter.
  • He Is well known for his left-wing political views
  • He was the frontman of the Housemartins – Norman Cook (Fatboy Slim) was his bass guitarist
  • He went on to form The Beautiful South – their biggest success to date is the single “A Little Time”, released in 1990; it reached number 1 on the UK chart.
  • He met Jacqui Abbott singing at a friends party and asked her to audition for the Beautiful South
  • His song “Don’t Marry Her” had to be reworded  before it could be played on mainstream radio.
  • When the Beautiful South disbanded in 2007 he launched his solo career
  • He did a tour of village pubs on a bicycle. He said he heard that local pubs were closing all over the country and decided to do a tour to save them
  • He Cycled For 5 Hours To Get A Beer In 3 Countries – Belgium, Holland and Germany.
  • In 2022, unable to do another cycling tour, he sent money to 60 pubs across the UK and Ireland to enable them to give free pints to celebrate his 60th birthday
  • He often appeared on TV’s Football Italia as an Italian football expert
  • He is an avid collector of beer mats, football memorabilia, postcards, comics and crisp packets.
  • Earlier this year he and his crisp packet collection appeared on the Channel 4 documentary Grayson Perry’s Full English
  • He once owned a pub in Manchester
  • He only drinks alcohol when he’s writing songs and limits it to between 2 and 6 pints so that he can write without repeating himself like drunkards do.
  • His hits include: Happy Hour, Build, “Caravan of Love”, “A Little Time”, “Don’t Marry Her” and “Perfect 10”

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