The Housemartins were an English alternative rock band formed in Hull who were active in the 1980s. Many of the Housemartins' lyrics were a mixture of Marxist politics and Christianity, reflecting singer Paul Heaton's beliefs at the time (the back cover of London 0 Hull 4 contained the message, "Take Jesus – Take Marx – Take Hope").
The First Time With Paul Heaton
Matt Everitt talks to Paul Heaton, frontman with The Housemartins and The Beautiful South.
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