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Paddy McAloon

Paddy McAloon is the singer, songwriter and guitarist of the melodic pop band, Prefab Sprout, which he formed in 1977. Despite never being fashionable, the band developed a sizeable following and enjoyed a series of minor hit singles and one top ten single ("The King of Rock 'n' Roll" which reached 7 in 1988). Between 1984 and 1997, they ... See full bio »

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I Give It a Year
I Give It a Year Soundtrack
So This Is Romance?
So This Is Romance? Soundtrack
The Extra Man
The Extra Man Soundtrack
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 2013 I Give It a Year (writer: "When Love Breaks Down" - as Patrick Mcaloon)
 2011 SOKO Stuttgart (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Man stirbt nur zweimal (2011) ... (writer: "Looking For Atlantis")
 2010 The Extra Man (writer: "Faron Young (Acoustic Version)")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony (Video Game) (writer: "When Love Breaks Down")
 2000 Jam (TV Series) ("When Love Breaks Down")
 1999 Spaced (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Gatherings (1999) ... (writer: "King of Rock and Roll")
 1997 So This Is Romance? (lyrics: "Whoever You Are", "All The World Loves Lovers", "When Love Breaks Down") / (music: "Whoever You Are", "All The World Loves Lovers", "When Love Breaks Down")
 1996 Clash of the Titans (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Crazy Gang Versus the Culture Club (1996) ... (writer: "The King of Rock 'n' Roll" - uncredited)
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 1994 Crocodile Shoes (TV Mini-Series)
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 1997 Where the Heart Is (TV Series) (theme song written by - 1 episode)
- Skelthwaite (1997) ... (theme song written by)
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 1985-1990 Wogan (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- Episode dated 20 August 1990 (1990) ... Himself - Performer (as Prefab Sprout)
- Episode dated 4 May 1988 (1988) ... Himself - Performer (as Prefab Sprout)
- Episode dated 1 November 1985 (1985) ... Himself - Performer (as Prefab Sprout)
 1988 Daytime Live (TV Series)
Himself - Performer
- Episode dated 30 November 1988 (1988) ... Himself - Performer (as Prefab Sprout)
 1988 Rockopop (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Episode dated 15 October 1988 (1988) ... Himself - Musical Guest
 1985-1988 Top of the Pops (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 May 1988 (1988) ... Himself (as Prefab Sprout)
- Episode dated 28 November 1985 (1985) ... Himself (as Prefab Sprout)
 1988 Wired (TV Series)
Themselves - Performer
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Themselves - Performer

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