Life after The Beautiful South

As part of The Beautiful South, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott sold millions of records around the world with their wry take on British pop. After 10 years away, they talk to the BBC about how their partnership was rekindled on Facebook, and how their comeback took them by surprise.Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott aren’t the types to get starstruck, but they have just had their pants charmed off by Adele. The musicians met on Chris Evans’ Radio 2 breakfast show, where Adele blurted out that her first ever concert was The Beautiful South at the Brixton Academy.”I snuck in in my mum’s trenchcoat,” the star said. “I couldn’t see anything, and there was a bodybuilder who put me on his shoulders. You had a load of balloons that fell, and he walked through the crowd and knocked someone out who wouldn’t give me a balloon.”It was amazing. It’s my clearest memory of when I was little.””It’s incredible,” Heaton says after the show ends. “I was quite flattered because she’s such a brilliant singer. Did she say she was three at the time?” “Yes, she was three,” confirms Abbott. “Apparently one of her parents snuck her in.””Well then,” Heaton deadpans,… Read full this story

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