The Beautiful South

The Beautiful South were an English sophisti-pop band from Kingston upon Hull that debuted with the album Welcome to the Beautiful South on Go! Discs in 1989, followed by nine further discs during the ensuing 16-year period. Vocalist/songwriter Paul Heaton and drummer David Hemingway hailed from The Housemartins. On their sophomoric 1990 release Choke, the […]

The Beautiful South ‎– Welcome to the Beautiful South (1989)

Welcome to the Beautiful South is the debut album by English sophisti-pop band the Beautiful South, released in 1989 on Go! Tracklist: 1. “Song for Whoever” (6:10) 2. “Have You Ever Been Away” (5:40) 3. “From Under the Covers” (3:59) 4. “I’ll Sail This Ship Alone” (4:47) 5. “Girlfriend” (2:55) 6. “Straight in at 37” […]