The Housemartins

Formed 1983. Disbanded 1988.
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The First Time With Paul Heaton

Matt Everitt talks to Paul Heaton, frontman with The Housemartins and The Beautiful South.

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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").

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of London 0 Hull 4  (Deluxe Edition)

    London 0 Hull 4 (Deluxe Edition)

    Reviewed by Julian Marszalek
    Passionate, committed and uncompromising.
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