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Spooky Action

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Spooky Action
Spooky Action


MANSUN FRONTMAN RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DEBUT SOLO ALBUM" Kscope Store Edition w/ bonus 7" Single ...his artistic flame has been fully reignited." 8.5/10 The Line Of Best Fit As the frontman and songwriter of one of the most iconic bands of the late '90s, the creative force that brought the classichit single "Wide Open Space" and the Number 1 album Attack Of The Grey Lantern with Mansun, Paul Draper's talentpreceeds him. Mansun's four albums launched the band in to a fervent cult following that has grown and holds an annualconvention in the UK in the band's name. 2016 saw Draper's triumphant return with two new EPs to set the Mansunfandom aflame, including industry gatekeepers Steve Lamacq and Chris Hawkins for BBC 6 Music. He was supportedfurther with playlisting on Radio X, a Q Magazine Track Of The Day, NME Track Of The Week, a feature from The LineOf Best Fit, and an exclusive remix from Public Service Broadcasting.Spooky Action will be released in early August, preceding a sold-out headline UK tour, featuring the glistening syntheticsoul single "Things People Want" and warped voodoo psych grat-track "Don't Poke The Bear". Lyrically, it's a biting andbrutally honest record an autobiography set to captivating and addictive melodies.Taking its cue from the two EPs and recorded in collaboration with Catherine AD (The Anchoress) and long timeMansun collaborator P Dub, the record's eleven tracks also veer through genres, from the warped, razored rock'n'rollin "Grey House" to the glorious widescreen analogue pop of "Jealousy Is A Powerful Emotion". SpookyAction represents Draper's strongest, most consistent set of songs to date a lifetime's work condensed into just over anhour of perfectly formed music.The album will be released as a double LP pressed to 180g heavyweight audiophile vinyl, with an exclusive bonus 7"vinyl single featuring the Public Service Broadcasting remix of Draper's "Friends Make The Worst Enemies" for thefirst time as a physical product, and "No Ideas" feat. Steven Wilson from EP One. The artwork was created by SteveStacey, whose previous work includes Calvin Harris, Manic Street Preachers, Circa Waves and Lou Reed


  1. Name
  2. Don't Poke The Bear [06:48]
  3. Grey House [04:43]
  4. Things People Want [03:58]
  5. Who's Wearing The Trousers [04:45]
  6. Jealousy Is A Powerful Emotion [05:38]
  7. Friends Make The Worst Enemies [06:48]
  8. Feeling My Heart Run Slow [04:26]
  9. You Don't Really Know Someone, Til You Fall Out With Them [5.35]
  10. Can't Get Fairer Than That [03:13]
  11. Feel Like I Wanna Stay [02:45]
  12. The Inner Wheel [05:22]
  13. No Ideas (feat. Steven Wilson) [05:29]
  14. Friends Make The Worst Enemies (Public Service Broadcasting Remix) [05:05
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