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Paul Heaton New Album ‘The Last King Of Pop’

Paul Heaton has announced a career spanning album featuring the new ‘Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott’ track ‘7” Singles’ alongside live dates performing ‘The Last King Of Pop’ in full.

The album is due out on 16 November 2018 and will include 23 of Paul’s biggest hits, including songs from his time as a member of The Housemartins, The Beautiful South and solo years.

To celebrate the new album Paul will be joined by Beautiful South singer Jacqui Abbott to play a trio of very special live dates in London, Sheffield and Blackpool this November. Tickets are on sale Friday (05 October) at 9.30am from Ticketmaster See Tickets

‘The Last King Of Pop’ Track Listing:

I Gotta Praise [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’17)]
Don’t Marry Her [The Beautiful South (’96)]
Poems [Paul Heaton (’01)]
Happy Hour [The Housemartins (’86)]
Moulding Of A Fool [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’14)]
Prettiest Eyes [The Beautiful South (’94)]
Me & The Farmer [The Housemartins (’86)]
Good As Gold (Stupid As Mud) [The Beautiful South (’94)]
Real Hope [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’14)]
You Keep It All In [The Beautiful South (’89)]
The Austerity Of Love [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’15)]
Build [The Housemartins (’87)]
Rotterdam (Or Anywhere) [The Beautiful South (’96)]
She Got The Garden [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’17)]
Old Red Eyes Is Back [The Beautiful South (’92)]
Flag Day [The Housemartins (’85)]
Manchester [The Beautiful South (’06)]
D.I.Y. [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’14)]
Perfect 10 [The Beautiful South (’98)]
I Don’t See Them [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’15)]
Song For Whoever [The Beautiful South (’89)]
A Little Time (2018 version) [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’18)]
7” Singles [Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott (’18)]


  1. Paul Heaton has an impressive 10 million album sales under his belt.
  2. In the early 80s the hugely successful songwriter began his career as the frontman of The Housemartins before later forming The Beautiful South.
  3. In 2001 Heaton dropped his first solo album ‘Fat Chance’.
  4. In 2011 Heaton penned a musical called ‘The 8th’ and asked Jacqui Abbott to sing one of the parts.
  5. Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott have since released three acclaimed Top 5 albums as a duo.

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