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Paul Heaton

Paul Heaton is one of the most successful and acclaimed British pop songwriters to have emerged from the 1980s. His ability to write catchy tunes with lyrics that are both humorous and melancholic has earned him comparisons with Morrissey. He came to prominence in The Housemartins, who scored a number three hit in 1986 with "Happy Hour" and ... See full bio »

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The World's End Soundtrack
Handsome Devil Soundtrack
Up 'n' Under Soundtrack
The Long Weekend Soundtrack


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 1987 The Housemartins: Build (Music Video)
Paul Heaton
 1987 The Housemartins: Me and the Farmer (Music Video)
Paul Heaton
 1987 The Housemartins: Five Get Over Excited (Music Video)
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 1986 The Housemartins: Sheep (Music Video)
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 1986 The Housemartins: Caravan of Love (Music Video)
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 1986 The Housemartins: Think for a Minute (Music Video)
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 1986 The Housemartins: Happy Hour (Music Video)
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Alternate Names:

The Beautiful South | Heaton/Rotheray | The Housemartins | Beautiful South


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There's more champagne Christians than there is champagne socialists. If you look at the teachings of Jesus Christ and the teachings of Karl Marx, they're not so far apart. And they're also suggesting to the followers of both faiths that you should live modestly. See more »


Singer-songwriter, famous as frontman for The Beautiful South and his long-running songwriting partnership with Dave Rotheray. See more »

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