PAUL DRAPER shares the video for ‘Internationalle’ taken from his new album ‘Cult Leader Tactics’

PAUL DRAPER shares the video for 'Internationalle' taken from his new album 'Cult Leader Tactics'
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Today acclaimed songwriter and former Mansun frontman Paul Draper shares the video for ‘Internationalle’ from his recently released top ten album ‘Cult Leader Tactics’.

“This is an anti-nationalism song, dealing with Machiavellian and manipulative behaviour in politics. Specifically, Boris Johnson’s decision to back Brexit as a political career move, stoking up English
nationalism, instead of acting with any conviction on the issue. “ – Paul Draper

Watch the video for ‘Internationalle’ – BELOW:

Cult Leader Tactics features a collaboration with acclaimed musician and producer Steven Wilson on the co-written ‘Omega Man’, and guest appearances from Gamaliel ‘Gam’ Rendle Traynor from the band Sweat, who played, arranged and engineered all strings (recorded at Sweat Studios, Peckham, London), as well as a 288-person C.L.T. Lockdown Choir who sing on ‘Lyin’ Bout Who U Sleep With’.

Cult Leader Tactics tracklist:
1. Cult Leader Tactics
2. Internationalle
3. Dirty Trix
4. Cult Leader Tactics in E-Flat Minor
5. You’ve Got No Life Skills, Baby!
6. U Killed My Fish
7. Everyone Becomes A Problem Eventually
8. Annie
9. Talkin’ Behind My Back
10. Omega Man
11. Lyin’ ‘Bout Who U Sleep With

Cult Leader Tactics is available on the following formats:

4CD Deluxe Book Edition, including a hardback book
Gatefold single LP
Gatefold single LP indie-only release, comes with a bonus 7” featuring a second collaboration with Steven Wilson
Gatefold single coloured LP
Digipack CD

Paul and his band will undertake a 21-date tour at the end of February, playing stripped back versions of songs from the new album, Spooky Action and Mansun classics and rarities:

27 Sun Oxford 02 Academy 2
28 Mon Reading Sub89

1 Tue Chester The Live Rooms
2 Wed Leeds Brudenell Social Club
4 Fri Aberdeen The Tunnels
5 Sat Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
6 Sun Birmingham The 02 Institute 2
8 Tue Norwich The Waterfront Studio
9 Wed Manchester Gorilla
10 Thu Hull Social On Humber Street
11 Fri Sheffield The Leadmill – The Steel Stage
12 Sat Newcastle St Doms
14 Mon Cardiff The Globe
15 Tue Exeter Phoenix
16 Wed Bristol The Fleece
17 Thur Leicester 02 Academy 2
18 Fri Bedford Bedford Esquires
20 Sun Bournemouth The Old Fire Station
21 Mon Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
22 Tue Brighton Komedia
23 Wed London Islington Assembly Hall

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