Crooked Calypso is leading the race to be Number 1 album


Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott's brilliant third album 'Crooked Calypso' was released on Friday (21st July) and is currently sitting at Number 1 on the midweek update of the Official UK Charts. If the album stays there til Friday, it would give the former Beautiful South stars their first number 1 as a duo.

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Reviews for Crooked Calypso have been brilliant:

"Wise, witty and weighty" The Guardian

" energy and a sly melodic wit which puts Crooked Calypso up with [Paul's] best work." Mojo

"Heaton's gift [is] the ability to come up with hummable melodies that carry songs that actually say something." Press Association

"...brimming with pop confidence" The Scotsman

" of Heaton's best records in years." Daily Mail

"...two evergreen voices made for each other...I'm charmed." The Sun

"Smart, subversive MOR" Uncut

"...will delight fans new and old." Hull Daily Mail

Listen here:

Paul and Jacqui tour the UK in November and December:

Thu 23 - Sunderland Empire
Fri 24 - Glasgow SEC Armadillo
Sat 25 - Wolverhampton Civic
Mon 27 - Newport Centre
Tue 28 - Bristol Colston Hall
Thu 30 - Manchester Albert Hall
Sat 02 - Liverpool Echo Arena
Mon 04 - Leicester De Montfort Hall
Tue 05 - Watford Collosseum
Thu 07 - London Hammersmith Apollo
Fri 08 - Bridlington Spa
Sat 09 - Sheffield Arena

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