Grey Lantern is purple

Mansun – Attack Of The Grey Lantern purple vinyl Kscope reissue

Spectacular Kscope 2018 reissue double purple vinyl.

Mansun’s first LP originally released in Europe February 17th  1997 first hit the number one spot in the UK album chart . It contained the singles Egg Shaped Fred/ Stripper Vicar/ Wide Open Space/ She Makes My Nose Bleed 

US version later released June 24th  contained the single Take It Easy Chicken but omits Stripper Vicar

A very comprehensive triple collectors edition CD with b-sides and extra tracks  was issued June 7th 2010.

Kscope acquired the Mansun back catalogue in 2017 and plan to reissue hopefully everything at the fans request.

Grey Lantern was reissued this year to mark the 21st anniversary on the following formats

Reissue book style standard cd

Black vinyl gatefold double LP  

Limited edition double purple vinyl

Special limited  3CD /1 DVD in large book style format *

*I was fortunate to have the opportunity to supply some artwork scans and photos to Kscope for this edition and received credits on three pages for which i am forever humbled!

Mansun – ‘Being A Girl’ 20 years old!

 

 

 Mansun . Being A Girl [nine ep] released 24 August 1998 . Second single taken from the band’s second long player ‘Six’.

Reaching number 13 in the UK singles charts, it is an edited version (Part One) from the album.

Formats include

CD 1 : Being A Girl / Hideout / Railings

CD 2: Being A Girl / I Care / Been Here Before

Cassette Single: Being A Girl / Wide Open Space [Trouser Enthusiast Mix] / Mansun’s Only Acoustic Song

Promo 7″ : Being A Girl [plays only one side]

Various imports which include the above titles.

Video

further info

Paul Draper official

Paul Draper to play Festival Number 6

PAUL DRAPER

— MUSIC —

Paul Draper was the frontman of Mansun – one of the most iconic bands of the late ’90s. Over the course of three albums (a fourth issued posthumously), they achieved something unique – after fostering a fervent cult following, they managed to maintain critical and commercial success with a series of intensely radio friendly yet increasingly experimental records. Off the back of their biggest radio record, Mansun imploded in 2003 and Paul all but disappeared from view.

Paul Draper’s long awaited debut solo album, Spooky Action takes its cue from his two 2016’s EP releases which were recorded in collaboration with Catherine AD (the Anchoress) and long time Mansun collaborator PDub, The record’s eleven tracks veer from warped voodoo psych (Don’t Poke the Bear) to glistening synthetic soul (Things People Want); from warped, razor wire rock’n’roll (Grey House) to glorious widescreen analogue pop music (Jealousy Is A Powerful Emotion). Collectively, they represent Paul’s strongest, most consistent set of songs to date – half a lifetime’s work condensed into just over an hour of perfectly formed music.

Paul will be performing a special ‘Six’ set, with tracks from the 1998 album.

BOOK TICKETS

Paul Draper appears courtesy of Kscope 

Paul Draper and Catherine AD sign Spooky Action…

 

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Well Spooky Action came out on August 11th and i just had to have all the formats…..

Managed to get this cd dedidicated to me through some good contacts to whom i shall be eternally grateful.

Here are the complete formats:

cd

promo cd

cd/dvd hardback book package including outakes and 5.1 version

cassette (ltd hand numbered)

2LP black vinyl

2LP black vinyl ‘indies only’ with exclusive 7″

2LP white vinyl

2LP clear vinyl (signed , only available through The Anchoress website)

Japanese cd with bonus tracks

Watch the video for Paul’s new single ‘Things People Want’ here –

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORdsJhh5qao&w=547&h=308]

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