Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Manchester Calling boasts all the hallmarks of Heaton’s beautifully bittersweet songwriting – effortlessly catchy melodies allied with an everyman’s biting exasperation at the modern world alongside some truly heartfelt love songs.

Produced by long time collaborator John Williams who produced both Housemartins albums and the previous three Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott albums - What Have We Become (’14), Wisdom, Laughter and Lines (’15), and Crooked Calypso (’17) - the record was recorded at Blueprint Studios in Salford, Manchester. As is Paul Heaton’s habit the lyrics were written in various locations in North Holland and Belgium while the music was composed in a hotel in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria and in Limburg An Der Lahn in Germany.

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Manchester Calling

Virgin
Album artwork for Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott by Manchester Calling - Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
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Housed in Gatefold Sleeve with Printed Inners.

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Released 06/03/2020Catalogue Number

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Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
CD

£6.99

Released 06/03/2020Catalogue Number

CDV3241

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Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
CDx2

£17.99

Second CD includes 9 Tracks, including single Christmas, which features brass band section, conducted by Guy Barker.

Released 04/12/2020Catalogue Number

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Manchester Calling

Virgin
Album artwork for Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott by Manchester Calling - Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
LPx2

£29.99

Housed in Gatefold Sleeve with Printed Inners.

Black
Includes download code
Released 06/03/2020Catalogue Number

V3241

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
CD

£6.99

Released 06/03/2020Catalogue Number

CDV3241

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Album artwork for Manchester Calling by Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
CDx2

£17.99

Second CD includes 9 Tracks, including single Christmas, which features brass band section, conducted by Guy Barker.

Released 04/12/2020Catalogue Number

CDVX3241

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Manchester Calling boasts all the hallmarks of Heaton’s beautifully bittersweet songwriting – effortlessly catchy melodies allied with an everyman’s biting exasperation at the modern world alongside some truly heartfelt love songs.

Produced by long time collaborator John Williams who produced both Housemartins albums and the previous three Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott albums - What Have We Become (’14), Wisdom, Laughter and Lines (’15), and Crooked Calypso (’17) - the record was recorded at Blueprint Studios in Salford, Manchester. As is Paul Heaton’s habit the lyrics were written in various locations in North Holland and Belgium while the music was composed in a hotel in Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria and in Limburg An Der Lahn in Germany.