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(Beautiful South)

Beautiful South frontman Paul Heaton has just announced a return to Dublin at Whelan’s, Wexford Street, on Sunday 10th of April.

After the Housemartins disbanded in the late ′80s, Paul Heaton fronted the Beautiful South, a group that mirrored the Housemartins′ no-frills approach. Nevertheless, the Beautiful South expanded Heaton′s musical canvas, exploring jazz and even country influences. While many critics and student-run radio stations in the U.S. continued to laud Heaton′s talent, the Beautiful South became far more successful in England, where they charted several number one albums. The group called it quits in 2007 and Heaton shifted his focus to his solo career. Although Paul′s first solo release was back in 2001 [albeit under the pseudonym Biscuit Boy], it wasn′t until 2008, with the release of The Cross Eyed Rambler, that Heaton started putting out records under his own name.


€19.50 inclusive of booking fee go on sale Friday 29th of January from Ticketmaster and WaV Tickets [1890 200 078]